5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Dubai

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Katajanokka and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Sapokka Water Garden (in Kotka), Porvoo (Porvoo Old Town, Runeberg Park, & more) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukion Church, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder tool .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Dubai in August: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Porvoo, Sapokka Water Garden, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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