3 days in Helsinki Itinerary

3 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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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 inner history buff will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, make a trip to Hakaniemi Market, and get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip planning site.

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
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Helsinki Cathedral

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