12 days in Helsinki Itinerary

12 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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— 11 nights


Helsinki ©
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Bellevue Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Mannerheim Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Teijo National Park (in Pernio), Fagervik Museum (in Inkoo) and Tulliniemi Nature Path (in Hanko). Spend the 23rd (Sat) exploring nature at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Spend the 26th (Tue) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Katajanokka, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Helsinki planning website.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In February, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Side Trips

Hanko, Teijo National Park, Santalahti Nature Trail, Arboretum Mustila, Valkmusa National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum