11 days in Helsinki Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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Helsinki

— 10 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Escape the urban bustle at Hiidenvuori and Arboretum Mustila. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa), Pernio (Teijo National Park & Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy) and Linden Esplanade (in Kotka). Spend the 30th (Wed) exploring nature at Nuuksio National Park. Spend the 1st (Fri) exploring nature at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Katajanokka, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), trek along Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. October in Helsinki sees daily highs of 48°F and lows of 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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