11 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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11 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 9 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: New York City

9
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. Popular historic sites such as Fortress of Suomenlinna and Rock Church are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Espoo (Nuuksio National Park, Kaitalampi, & more), Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) (in Tuusula). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Finland, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Aurinkolahti Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip site .

New York City, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 7 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in June, with highs in Helsinki at 65°F and lows at 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Espoo, Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula), Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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