3 days in Helsinki & Hanko Itinerary

3 days in Helsinki & Hanko Itinerary

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3 days in Helsinki & Hanko Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hanko
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Helsinki

1
day
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 8th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then wander the streets of Katajanokka, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in July, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hanko.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church

2
nights
Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): make a trip to Fiskars Village, then delve into the distant past at Raseborg Castle, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Snappertunan kirkko.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Hanko itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Helsinki to Hanko in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in July, and nighttime lows around 52°F. On the 10th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hanko

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Fiskars Village, Snappertunan kirkko, Raseborg Castle
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Raseborg Castle ©
Raseborg Castle
Fiskars Village ©
Fiskars Village

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