11 days in Helsinki Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Teijo national park and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Ekenas Archipelago National Park and Valkmusa National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Hanko (Tulliniemi Nature Path & Bellevue Beach), Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry (in Pyhtaa) and Santalahti Nature Trail (in Kotka). Pack the 29th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Spend the 30th (Thu) exploring nature at Nuuksio National Park. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market.

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If you are flying in from Spain, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Hanko, Valkmusa National Park, Ekenas Archipelago National Park, Teijo national park, Nuuksio National Park
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Ekenas Archipelago National Park ©
Ekenas Archipelago National Park
Valkmusa National Park ©
Valkmusa National Park

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