5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Durham
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  15 h 30 min
End: Durham

3
nights
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.
Head to Old Market Hall and Marimekko Oyjfor plenty of shopping. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Step out of Helsinki to go to Lahti and see Sibelius Hall, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, stop by Marimekko, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, and shop like a local with Hakaniemi Market.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki day trip tool.

Durham, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Durham to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Durham in December, plan for cooler days in Helsinki, with highs around 37°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 27°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Flamingo Entertainment Center, Sibelius Hall
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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