6 days in Helsinki Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Teijo national park and Santalahti Nature Trail. Explore hidden gems such as Bellevue Beach and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Kotka (Linden Esplanade, Fuksinpuisto Park, & more), Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo). There's more to do: hike along Tulliniemi Nature Path.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online vacation planner .

If you are flying in from Denmark, 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 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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Kotka, Hanko, Arboretum Mustila, Teijo national park, Porvoo Old Town
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

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