5 days in Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Teijo national park and Stromforsin ruukki. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Ullanlinna. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Santalahti Nature Trail (in Kotka), Bellevue Beach (in Hanko) and Ekenas Archipelago National Park (in Raseborg). It doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki day trip tool .

If you are flying in from Turkey, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Stromforsin ruukki, Teijo national park, Bellevue Beach, Santalahti Nature Trail, Ekenas Archipelago National Park
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
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Kansallisgalleria
Ekenas Archipelago National Park ©
Ekenas Archipelago National Park

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