18 days in Helsinki Itinerary

18 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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— 17 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.
On the 5th (Wed), spend a day of history-infused exploration at The Esplanadi Park. Pack the 16th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Fortress of Suomenlinna, head outdoors with Haagan Alppiruusupuisto, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, and explore the activities along Ruoholahti Canal.

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Zagreb, Croatia to Helsinki is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Zagreb in October, things will get little chillier in Helsinki: highs are around 10°C and lows about 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Gallen-Kallela Museum
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral