5 days in Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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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.
Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 46 minutes away. Pack the 30th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In January in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 26°F during the day and 17°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

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Nuuksio National Park, Vantaa Art Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
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Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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