17 days in Helsinki & Tuusula Itinerary

17 days in Helsinki & Tuusula Itinerary

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17 days in Helsinki & Tuusula Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 14 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Tuusula
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: Helsinki


14
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Teijo national park and Nuuksio National Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Bellevue Beach and Arboretum Mustila. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Raseborg (The Old Water Tower of Ekenas, Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen, & more), Tulliniemi Nature Path (in Hanko) and Porvoo (The Runeberg Home & Porvoo Old Town). Spend the 25th (Fri) exploring nature at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. Next up on the itinerary: take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, make a splash at Ahvenisto Activity Park, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and identify plant and animal life at Laajalahti Nature Reserve.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki holiday app .

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In January, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Raseborg, Kotka, Espoo, Haemeenlinna, Porvoo
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Ekenas Archipelago National Park ©
Ekenas Archipelago National Park

2
nights
Tuusula

Tuusula ©
Tuusula is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Hiidenkirnut, then look for gifts at Pieni Suklaatehdas, then take in the exciting artwork at Nasin Kartanon Galleria, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Fredrika Runebergs Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Tuusula trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Helsinki to Tuusula in an hour. January in Tuusula sees daily highs of -4°C and lows of -10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tuusula

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trips

Porvoo, Jarvenpaa, Hiidenkirnut
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Pieni Suklaatehdas ©
Pieni Suklaatehdas
Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo ©
Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo
Nasin Kartanon Galleria ©
Nasin Kartanon Galleria

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