14 days in Helsinki Itinerary

14 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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14 days in Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 13 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Chicago

13
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Hakaniemi Market and Market Square Kauppatori. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bellevue Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Hvittrask (in Kirkkonummi), Kotka (Linden Esplanade, Santalahti Nature Trail, & more) and Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry (in Pyhtaa). There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Finland, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

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Chicago, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 8 hours. In May, Helsinki is a bit cooler than Chicago - with highs of 60°F and lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kotka, Lahti, Vantaa Art Museum, Bellevue Beach, Parola Tank Museum
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
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Maritime Centre Vellamo