14 days in Helsinki Itinerary

14 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Katajanokka. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bellevue Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Hvittrask (in Kirkkonummi), Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry (in Pyhtaa) and Kotka (Linden Esplanade, Santalahti Nature Trail, &more). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, get a taste of the local shopping with Hakaniemi Market, and explore the galleries of Mannerheim Museum.

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Chicago, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 8 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Chicago in May; daily highs in Helsinki reach 60°F and lows reach 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kotka, Lahti, Sello, The Parola Armour Museum, Forssa Museum
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
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Kansallisgalleria

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