13 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

13 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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13 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Lugano
Fly:  15​h
1
Helsinki
— 12 nights
Fly + bus:  9​h
End: Lugano

12
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.
Get outdoors at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Aurinkolahti Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. Venture out of the city with trips to Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) (in Tuusula), Espoo (Nuuksio National Park, Kaitalampi, & more) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaari Zoo, and kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki tour site .

Lugano, Switzerland to Helsinki is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lugano to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Lugano in June; daily highs in Helsinki reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Espoo, Vantaa, Cathedral of Porvoo, Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula)
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Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
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Mannerheim Museum