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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Teijo national park and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kansallisgalleria and National Museum of Finland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Ekenas Archipelago National Park (in Raseborg), Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Kotka (Riverside Park & Santalahti Nature Trail). There's more to do: gain interesting insight with Norman Travels and explore the world behind art at Design Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in October, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Ekenas Archipelago National Park, Teijo national park, Arboretum Mustila
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila

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