Route & dates
Helsinki— 17 nights
Tue, Jan 26 - Fri, Feb 12
Daughter of the Baltic
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.Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Head to Flamingo Entertainment Center and Cable Factoryfor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Postal Museum (in Tampere), Lohja (Lohjan Museo & Church of St. Lawrence) and Fiskars Museum (in Fiskars). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, explore the activities along Kaitalampi, stay fit while traveling at Yrjonkadun Swimming Hall, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.
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If you are flying in from Nigeria, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In January, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Helsinki
Vantaa, Espoo, Porvoo, Lohja, Hvittrask
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