12 days in Helsinki Itinerary

12 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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Helsinki
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Helsinki

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo). Head to Hakaniemi Market and Okrafor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Kinnarin Tila & Pioni Ja Piironki (in Hollola), Porvoo (Willatar, Pieni Suklaatehdas, &more) and Lahti (Musical Fountain & Sibelius Hall). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki holiday planner.

In September, daytime highs in Helsinki are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Porvoo, Raseborg, Lahti, Kinnarin Tila & Pioni Ja Piironki, Hvittrask
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland

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