12 days in Helsinki Itinerary

12 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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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.
Get outdoors at Nuuksio National Park and Valkmusa National Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Katajanokka and Temppeliaukio Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Teijo National Park (in Pernio), Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area (in Kouvola) and Ekenas Archipelago National Park (in Raseborg). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip site.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In May in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Teijo National Park, Bellevue Beach, Arboretum Mustila, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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