11 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Washington DC
Bus + Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 9 nights
Fly + Bus:  14 h 15 min
End: Washington DC

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.
Shop till you drop at Market Square Kauppatori and Galerie Forsblom. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa), Espoo (Nuuksio National Park, Haltia, &more) and Riimikko (in Porvoo). Spend the 11th (Fri) exploring nature at Teijo National Park. The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre, and identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Helsinki day trip website.

Washington DC, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of subway and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Washington DC to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in October, you will find days in Helsinki are colder (48°F), and nights are little chillier (35°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Espoo, Vantaa, Hiidenkirnut, Teijo National Park, Riimikko
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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