5 days in Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Helsinki journey planner

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Helsinki

— 1 night

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and then admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip app.

Frankfurt, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Frankfurt to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In August, Helsinki is a bit cooler than Frankfurt - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

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Find places to stay Aug 21 — 22:

Helsinki

— 3 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

Explore Helsinki further: pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), get a taste of the local shopping with Market Square Kauppatori, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
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