16 days in Helsinki Itinerary

16 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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Helsinki

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Temppeliaukio Church and Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Kotka (Linden Esplanade, Riverside Park, &more), Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Espoo (Nuuksio National Park & Arctic Expedition). Spend the 16th (Tue) exploring nature at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. Spend the 18th (Thu) exploring nature at Teijo National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), don't miss a visit to Senate Square, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ekenas Archipelago National Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip planner.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Espoo, Kotka, Vantaa, Stromforsin Ruukki, Hiidenkirnut
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Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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