17 days in Helsinki Itinerary

17 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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17 days in Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 15 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Cairo

15
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Turku (Bike Rental - by Carfield & St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel), Hameenlinna (Ahvenisto, Birthplace of Jean Sibelius, & more) and Riihimaki Art Museum (in Riihimaki). On the 30th (Thu), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Mielakka Ski Center. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, visit a coastal fixture at Söderskärin majakka, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki road trip planning app .

Cairo, Egypt to Helsinki is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Cairo in January, things will get colder in Helsinki: highs are around -3°C and lows about -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Tampere, Hameenlinna, Turku, Söderskärin majakka, Mielakka Ski Center
Find places to stay Jan 20 — Feb 4:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Senate Square ©
Senate Square
The Esplanadi Park ©
The Esplanadi Park

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