5 days in Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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Helsinki
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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Porvoo Old Town in Porvoo (about 50 minutes away). Pack the 2nd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sibelius Monument, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki driving holiday planning tool .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. December in Helsinki sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
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Helsinki Cathedral

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