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 Temppeliaukion Church and Katajanokka. Visit Bellevue Beach and Aurinkolahti Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki), Cathedral of Porvoo (in Porvoo) and St Michael Church (in Pernaja). Spend the 6th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 14th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula). There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, delve into the distant past at Laurinmaki nature and culture area, Crofter's Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki journey builder website .

If you are flying in from Belgium, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Laurinmaki nature and culture area, Crofter's Museum, Stromforsin ruukki, Teijo National Park, Laajalahti Nature Reserve
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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