12 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

12 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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12 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 11 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: London

11
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fortress of Suomenlinna and Ullanlinna. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Espoo (Nuuksio National Park & Kaitalampi), Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sibelius Monument.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki route planner .

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Helsinki is 2 hours. In October, Helsinki is slightly colder than London - with highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Espoo, Vantaa, Porvoo Old Town
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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