21 days in Helsinki Itinerary

21 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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— 20 nights


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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The National Museum of Finland. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Turku (Gallery A, Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, &more), Tampere (Sarkanniemi Theme Park, Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, &more) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at The Aalto House, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip maker tool.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Turku, Porvoo, Tampere, Kotka, Vantaa
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna