19 days in Helsinki & Vantaa Itinerary

19 days in Helsinki & Vantaa Itinerary

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19 days in Helsinki & Vantaa Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 15 nights
train:  15​min
2
Vantaa
— 3 nights
train:  15​min
End: Helsinki

15
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Teijo national park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore hidden gems such as Tulliniemi Nature Path and Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Hanko (Hanko Water Tower & Bellevue Beach), Kirkkonummi (Hogbergetin Luola & Hirsala Golf) and Fagervik Museum (in Inkoo). Pack the 24th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take a memorable drive along King's Road, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and trek along Pornaistenniemi Nature Trail.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online day trip planner .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In March in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can take a train to Vantaa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Raseborg, Espoo, Hanko, Kirkkonummi, Fagervik Museum
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Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park

3
nights
Vantaa

Vantaa ©
Though technically its own city, Vantaa is considered by many to be a Helsinki suburb, and it is where most visitors land when they fly to Finland.
On the 31st (Sun), see the interesting displays at Lotta Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula), then admire the masterpieces at Halosenniemi Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Pyhan Laurin kirkko. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Vantaa tour itinerary planner .

Vantaa is just a stone's throw from Helsinki. In March, daytime highs in Vantaa are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time for the train ride back home.

Things to do in Vantaa

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Tuusula, Porvoo
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Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) ©
Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula)
Pyhan Laurin kirkko ©
Pyhan Laurin kirkko
Castle Hill ©
Castle Hill

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