13 days in Helsinki Itinerary

13 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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— 12 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.
Appreciate the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria. Escape the urban bustle at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Tulliniemi Nature Path. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Teijo National Park (in Pernio), Stromforsin Ruukki (in Ruotsinpyhtaa) and Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo). Spend the 1st (Sun) exploring nature at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Spend the 3rd (Tue) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park. There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, stroll around Riverside Park, identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, and wander the streets of Katajanokka.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Hanko, Teijo National Park, Arboretum Mustila, Stromforsin Ruukki
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland