5 days in Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Helsinki trip maker

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

View / edit route

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights

4
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Mannerheim Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Maritime Centre Vellamo (in Kotka), Porvoo (Brunberg Candy Factory Shop & Cathedral of Porvoo) and Heureka (in Vantaa). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, steep yourself in history at The Aalto House, and get engrossed in the history at Finnish Aviation Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary planning app .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In September, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Porvoo, Vantaa, Maritime Centre Vellamo
Find places to stay Sep 27 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

Similar Plans

8 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM BRAZIL July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM CZECH REPUBLIC July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, kids, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, kids, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 6 days in Helsinki & Jalasjarvi BY A USER FROM LATVIA July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Helsinki BY A USER FROM ITALY September, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 6 days in Helsinki, Jyvaskyla & Turku BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Helsinki & Lapland BY A USER FROM INDIA August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Helsinki & Savonlinna BY A USER FROM RUSSIA July, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Helsinki & Ruotsinpyhtaa BY A USER FROM DENMARK July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Helsinki, Porvoo & Hamina BY A USER FROM LITHUANIA July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES August, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans