12 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

12 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  6 h
— 11 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: London


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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Helsinki Cathedral and The Esplanadi Park are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa), Hiidenkirnut (in Askola) and Espoo (Nuuksio National Park & Arctic Expedition). Spend the 3rd (Sun) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula), and take in the pleasant sights at Uutelan luontopolku.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki route planning website.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Helsinki is 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from London in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Espoo, Siltakyla, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Hiidenkirnut, Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula)
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church