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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Rock Church. Appreciate the collections at Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Lahti (Ristinkirkko, Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo, & more). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the exciting artwork at ARTag Gallery, shop like a local with Galerie Forsblom, and hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki online trip planner .

If you are flying in from Norway, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In May, daytime highs in Helsinki are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Lahti, Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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