5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: London

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.
Visiting Nuuksio National Park and Bellevue Beach will get you outdoors. Shop till you drop at Market Square Kauppatori and OMA Puoti. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Inkoon kirkko (in Inkoo) and Linden Esplanade (in Kotka). There's lots more to do: deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki attractions app .

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Inkoon kirkko, Bellevue Beach, Linden Esplanade
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Market Square Kauppatori ©
Market Square Kauppatori

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