6 days in Helsinki Region & Aland Island Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki Region & Aland Island Itinerary

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6 days in Helsinki Region & Aland Island Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Mariehamn
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Helsinki

3
nights
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.
When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary planning app .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Helsinki. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Mariehamn

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, stroll through Kobba Klintar, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, then steep yourself in history at Bomarsund, and finally examine the collection at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Mariehamn takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Sund, Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
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