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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Bellevue Beach and Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Linden Esplanade (in Kotka), Hiidenvuori (in Iitti) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). Spend the 7th (Tue) exploring nature at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Next up on the itinerary: browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

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If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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Linden Esplanade, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, Hiidenvuori, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Ekenas Archipelago National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
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