2 days in Finland Itinerary

2 days in Finland Itinerary

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2 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: St. Petersburg
train:  3​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
train:  3​h 30​min
End: St. Petersburg

1
night
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.
On the 1st (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, then take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Vantaa Art Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Helsinki route planning site .

St. Petersburg, Russia to Helsinki is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from St. Petersburg to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In December in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vantaa Art Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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