5 days in Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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Helsinki

— 3 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Senate Square. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, get your bearings at Finlandia - Talo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

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London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Helsinki. In September, Helsinki is slightly colder than London - with highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums
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Helsinki

— 1 night

Daughter of the Baltic

On the 25th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then stroll around Kaisaneimi Park, and finally take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online tour planner.

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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