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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Ullanlinna. Take a break from the city and head to Teijo national park and Bellevue Beach. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Ekenas Archipelago National Park (in Raseborg), Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area (in Kouvola) and Valkmusa National Park (in Siltakyla). Spend the 12th (Sun) exploring nature at Nuuksio National Park. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, and trek along Santalahti Nature Trail.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In May, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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Kotka, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, Bellevue Beach, Nuuksio National Park, Ekenas Archipelago National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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