11 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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11 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
+2
subway + bus + Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 9 nights
+2
Fly + bus + subway:  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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Head to Market Square Kauppatori and Sibelius Hallfor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa), Riimikko (in Porvoo) and Espoo (Haltia - The Finnish Nature Center & Arctic Expedition). Spend the 11th (Fri) exploring nature at Teijo National Park. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, explore the striking landscape at Hiidenkirnut, and identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki planning tool .

Washington DC, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of subway, bus, and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. 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 much colder (48°F), and nights are slightly colder (35°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Espoo, Vantaa, Sibelius Hall, Riimikko, Hiidenkirnut
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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