16 days in Helsinki Itinerary

16 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.
Relax by the water at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Kotka (Sapokka Water Garden & Lehman), Porvoo (Porvoo Old Town & Fredrika Runebergs Park) and Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry (in Pyhtaa). Pack the 21st (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Spend the 1st (Thu) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, appreciate the history behind Sibelius Monument, and make a trip to Senate Square.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip maker .

If you are flying in from Estonia, 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 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Side Trips

Kotka, Porvoo, Musical Fountain, Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
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Aurinkolahti Beach
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Hietaranta Beach

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