15 days in Helsinki Itinerary

15 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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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.
Rock Church and Fortress of Suomenlinna will appeal to history buffs. Shop till you drop at Market Square Kauppatori and Stockmann's Department Store. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Stromforsin ruukki (in Ruotsinpyhtaa), Riimikko (in Porvoo) and Pernio (Teijo national park & Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy). Spend the 9th (Tue) exploring nature at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Spend the 17th (Wed) exploring nature at Nuuksio National Park. The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with Hakaniemi Market, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and trek along Tulliniemi Nature Path.

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If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Hanko, Raseborg, Pernio, Kirkkonummi
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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