13 days in Helsinki Itinerary

13 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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Helsinki

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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.
Relax by the water at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Kotka (Sapokka Water Garden & Santalahti Nature Trail), Stromforsin Ruukki (in Ruotsinpyhtaa) and Porvoo (Kokonniemi & Porvoo Old Town). Pack the 15th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Spend the 22nd (Wed) exploring nature at Nuuksio National Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Helsinki travel planner.

If you are flying in from Greece, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Porvoo, Nuuksio National Park, Flamingo Entertainment Center, Stromforsin Ruukki
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

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