Route & dates
15 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary
Helsinki— 13 nights
Daughter of the Baltic
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.Step out of the city life by going to Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Get some historical perspective at Rock Church and The Esplanadi Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Porvoo (Porvoo Old Town & The Devil's Stairs), Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). Pack the 20th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaari Zoo, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and head off the coast to Pihlajasaari Recreational Park.
To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner .
Toronto, Canada to Helsinki is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Toronto to Helsinki, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Toronto in June; daily highs in Helsinki reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in Helsinki
Vantaa, Porvoo, Nuuksio National Park
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