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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, sightseeing, museums, shopping, and religious sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Fortress of Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma (Nykytaiteen Museo), meet the residents at Helsinki Zoo (Korkeasaari Elaintarha), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary builder.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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