6 days in Helsinki Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and National Museum of Finland will appeal to museum buffs. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. Pack the 18th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki vacation planning app .

If you are flying in from Ireland, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

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Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
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Helsinki Cathedral

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