5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Edinburgh
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Edinburgh

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto in Vantaa, about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, look for gifts at Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki planner .

Edinburgh, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Edinburgh to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Edinburgh in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Vantaa, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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