5 days in Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Helsinki travel route planner

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Helsinki
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Helsinki

— 4 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.
Appreciate the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Shop till you drop at Hakaniemi Market and Market Square Kauppatori. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Stromforsin Ruukki (in Ruotsinpyhtaa), Bellevue Beach (in Hanko) and Santalahti Nature Trail (in Kotka). Pack the 3rd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online day trip planner.

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks

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