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Vantaa— 4 nights
Though technically its own city, Vantaa is considered by many to be a Helsinki suburb, and it is where most visitors land when they fly to Finland.Do some cultural sightseeing at Heureka, the Finnish Science Centre and Hame Castle. Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and King's Road. Explore Vantaa's surroundings by going to The Finnish Railway Museum (in Hyvinkaa), Hvittrask (in Kirkkonummi) and Kotka (Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum & Maritime Centre Vellamo). Next up on the itinerary: get your game on at Flamingo Entertainment Centre, examine the collection at Finnish Aviation Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pyhan Laurin kirkko, and revel in the low prices at Fazer Experience Visitor Centre.
To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Vantaa online trip itinerary maker .
If you are flying in from India, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In December in Vantaa, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Vantaa
Kotka, Hvittrask, Hame Castle, Cathedral of Porvoo, King's Road
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