5 days in Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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Helsinki

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Room Escape Games and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Kotka (Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum & Kotka Church), Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry (in Pyhtaa) and Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo). There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and get a taste of the local shopping with Hakaniemi Market.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner .

If you are flying in from Denmark, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In February, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Haemeenlinna, Kotka, Porvoo Old Town, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum)
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Room Escape Games
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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