12 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

12 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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12 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
train + Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 10 nights
Fly + train:  13​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

10
nights
Helsinki

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.
Get outdoors at Nuuksio National Park and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. Let the collections at Mannerheim Museum and Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo) capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) (in Tuusula), Heureka (in Vantaa) and Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo, Porvoo Old Town, & more). Spend the 16th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Philadelphia in July, things will get little chillier in Helsinki: highs are around 71°F and lows about 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Vantaa, Porvoo, Espoo, Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula)
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Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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