11 days in Vantaa, Hamina & Helsinki Itinerary

11 days in Vantaa, Hamina & Helsinki Itinerary

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Vantaa
— 2 nights
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Hamina
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 6 nights

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Vantaa

— 2 nights
Though technically its own city, Vantaa is considered by many to be a Helsinki suburb, and it is where most visitors land when they fly to Finland.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Pyhan Laurin kirkko as well as Finnish Aviation Museum. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): get curious at Heureka, admire the striking features of Pyhan Laurin kirkko, see the interesting displays at Finnish Aviation Museum, then browse the different shops at Jumbo Shopping Center, then relax and rejuvenate at Flamingo Spa, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Flamingo Entertainment Center. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Kuusijarvi, see the interesting displays at Porvoo Doll and Toy Museum, then admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, and finally stroll around Runeberg Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Vantaa tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Vantaa. In May, daily temperatures in Vantaa can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hamina.

Things to do in Vantaa

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

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Hamina

— 2 nights
Hamina is a town and a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, let little ones run wild at Katariina Seaside Park, then appreciate the history behind German Self-Propelled Gun StuG III, and finally wander the streets of Hamina Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Hamina Fortress, contemplate the long history of Hamina Town Hall, admire the striking features of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, then take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kotka Church, and finally admire the natural beauty at Sibelius Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Hamina trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Vantaa to Hamina by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Hamina

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 18 — 20:

Helsinki

— 6 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Helsinki holiday planner.

You can drive from Hamina to Helsinki in 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors
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