Route & dates
Helsinki— 10 nights
Tue, Jan 16 - Fri, Jan 26
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.Let the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Okra capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temppeliaukio Church and Helsinki Cathedral. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Elimaki to see Arboretum Mustila about 1h 40 min away. Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, visit Katajanokka, shop like a local with Old Market Hall, and look for gifts at Artisaani.
For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip tool.
If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In January, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Helsinki
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 26:
13 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA February, outdoors, hidden gems Preferences: February, outdoors Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 14 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: June, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 14 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM ROMANIA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium