18 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

18 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 17 nights

17
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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.
For shopping fun, head to Hakaniemi Market or Galleria Lapinlahti. Family-friendly places like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Vantaa (Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto & Heureka), Porvoo (Nasin Kartanon Galleria, Cathedral of Porvoo, &more) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, wander the streets of Katajanokka, steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum, and admire the striking features of Johannes Church.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, use the Helsinki day trip planning tool.

Athens, Greece to Helsinki is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Athens in August: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Porvoo, Vantaa, Espoo, Hiidenkirnut, Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula)
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Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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