5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Richmond
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Richmond

3
nights
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.
When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Helsinki online trip itinerary planner .

Richmond, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 17-hour combination of bus, train, and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Richmond to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Richmond in August; daily highs in Helsinki reach 69°F and lows reach 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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