5 days in Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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Helsinki
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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.
Mannerheim Museum and Turku Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Turku Castle and The Aalto House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala), Birthplace of Jean Sibelius (in Hameenlinna) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Katajanokka, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki online attractions planner.

If you are flying in from Sweden, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In January, daytime highs in Helsinki are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Turku, Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum, Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, Birthplace of Jean Sibelius, Nuuksio National Park
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Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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