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Helsinki— 17 nights
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.Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fortress of Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Shop till you drop at Kamppi Shopping Centre and Forum Shopping Center. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Raseborg to see Ekenas Archipelago National Park about 1:15 hours away. On the 17th (Sat), spend a day of history-infused exploration at The Esplanadi Park. Pack the 26th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, stop by Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa), paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and take a stroll through Ullanlinna.
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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cambridge, Canada to Helsinki. The time zone difference when traveling from Cambridge to Helsinki is 7 hours. When traveling from Cambridge in June, plan for slightly colder days in Helsinki, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Helsinki
Ekenas Archipelago National Park, Gallen-Kallela Museum
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