5 days in Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo. Visit Rock Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) for their historical value. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Teijo national park (in Pernio) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, and take a stroll through Katajanokka.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki day trip tool .

In December, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Teijo National Park, Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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