16 days in Helsinki Itinerary

16 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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— 15 nights


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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and ARTag Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bellevue Beach and Arboretum Mustila. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Teijo National Park (in Pernio), Sibelius Hall (in Lahti) and Evo Hiking Area (in Hameenlinna). Spend the 7th (Tue) exploring nature at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Spend the 10th (Fri) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the striking landscape at Hiidenvuori, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip planning app.

If you are flying in from Portugal, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. May in Helsinki sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Espoo, Kotka, Hanko, Kouvola, Porvoo
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©