22 days in Helsinki Itinerary

22 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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Helsinki

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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 Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The National Museum of Finland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Katajanokka and Paavolan Tammi. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Hanko (Bellevue Beach & Tulliniemi Nature Path), Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Inkoon kirkko (in Inkoo). Spend the 31st (Mon) exploring nature at Nuuksio National Park. Pack the 27th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki tour planning site.

If you are flying in from Russia, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In December, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kotka, Porvoo, Raseborg, Hanko, Vantaa
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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