12 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

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. Traveling from London to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in December, expect Helsinki to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Espoo, Siltakyla, Söderskärin majakka, Hiidenkirnut, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church