5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Helsinki
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Helsinki

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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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo) and Kansallisgalleria. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Brunberg Candy Factory Shop), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Heureka (in Vantaa). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take a stroll through Katajanokka, and don't miss a visit to Hakaniemi Market.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip maker.

Manchester, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Manchester to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Porvoo, Nuuksio National Park, Heureka
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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