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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Room Escape Games and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Kotka (Katariina Seaside Park, Santalahti Nature Trail, & more) and Ankkapurha Culture Park (in Kouvola). Pack the 1st (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, and stroll around Sibelius Monument.

To find more things to do and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki driving holiday planner.

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kotka, Ankkapurha Culture Park
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Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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