16 days in Helsinki Itinerary

16 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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Helsinki
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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Arboretum Mustila. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala), Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo, Runeberg Park, &more) and Hameenlinna (Hame Castle & Evo Hiking Area). Spend the 17th (Sat) exploring nature at Teijo National Park. Spend the 23rd (Fri) exploring nature at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, steep yourself in history at The Aalto House, kick back and relax at Bellevue Beach, and examine the collection at Mannerheim Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki sightseeing website.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kotka, Porvoo, Vantaa, Hameenlinna, Hanko
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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