4 days in Helsinki Itinerary

4 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Linden Esplanade. Discover out-of-the-way places like Spas & Wellness and Katajanokka. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Loviisan kirkko (in Loviisa), Bellevue Beach (in Hanko) and Santalahti Nature Trail (in Kotka). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and wander the streets of Ullanlinna.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki attractions planner .

If you are flying in from Sweden, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In May, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Loviisan kirkko, Bellevue Beach
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church

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