5 days in Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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Helsinki
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Room Escape Games and Nuuksio National Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Heureka (in Vantaa), Porvoo (Porvoo Old Town & Cathedral of Porvoo) and Kotka (Maritime Centre Vellamo & Kotka Church). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, and steep yourself in history at The Aalto House.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki holiday planner.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In December, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Porvoo, Kotka, Heureka, Nuuksio National Park
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Room Escape Games
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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