12 days in Helsinki Itinerary

12 days in Helsinki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Helsinki travel planner

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Helsinki

— 11 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.
Get outdoors at Nuuksio National Park and Valkmusa National Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Katajanokka and Helsinki Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area (in Kouvola), Ekenas Archipelago National Park (in Raseborg) and Teijo National Park (in Pernio). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

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 · Wildlife

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