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.
Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

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

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In September, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

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

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