5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Birmingham
+2
Bus + Subway + Fly:  20 h 45 min
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Helsinki
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Subway + Bus:  20 h 45 min
End: Birmingham

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.
Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Katajanokka and Helsinki Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planning app.

Birmingham, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 17- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Birmingham to Helsinki is 8 hours. When traveling from Birmingham in December, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 37°F by day to 27°F at night. On the 1st (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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