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 Galerie Forsblom and Sibelius Hall. 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: Espoo (Nuuksio National Park, Haltia, &more), Riimikko (in Porvoo) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). Spend the 11th (Fri) exploring nature at Teijo National Park. And it doesn't end there: 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 admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

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Washington DC, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; 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, expect nights in Helsinki to be little chillier, around 35°F, while days are cooler, around 48°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, Teijo National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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