17 days in Helsinki Itinerary

17 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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Hakaniemi Market and Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa). You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Katajanokka. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Pernio (Teijo National Park & Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy), Inkoo (Inkoon kirkko & Fagervik Museum) and Hanko (Bellevue Beach & Tulliniemi Nature Path). Spend the 5th (Fri) exploring nature at Nuuksio National Park. Spend the 11th (Thu) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park. Next up on the itinerary: expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki travel planner.

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kotka, Porvoo, Raseborg, Pernio, Hameenlinna
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Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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