5 days in Helsinki & Aland Island Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki & Aland Island Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Prague
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Mariehamn
— 2 nights
Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: Prague

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence and then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Lapinlahti, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then wander the streets of Katajanokka, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

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Prague, Czech Republic to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Prague to Helsinki is 1 hour. Traveling from Prague in February, you will find days in Helsinki are little chillier (0°C), and nights are about the same (-3°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
Find places to stay Feb 24 — 26:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

2
nights
Mariehamn

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. On the 27th (Wed), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take an in-depth tour of Kobba Klintar, see the interesting displays at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, and finally take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter.

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Fly from Helsinki to Mariehamn in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In February, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -3°C. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum
Find places to stay Feb 26 — 28:
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Kobba Klintar ©
Kobba Klintar
Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern

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