6 days in Helsinki Region & Lakeland Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki Region & Lakeland Itinerary

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6 days in Helsinki Region & Lakeland Itinerary

Start: Rovaniemi
Fly:  4​h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Hameenlinna
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h
End: San Diego

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.
Bring the kids along to Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Korkeasaari Zoo. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Rock Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Castle Hill (in Porvoo). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Katajanokka, contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner .

Rovaniemi to Helsinki is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Rovaniemi in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Helsinki, with highs around 69°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can catcht the bus to Haemeenlinna.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Castle Hill
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Hameenlinna

Hameenlinna ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): cool off at Ahvenisto Activity Park, then contemplate the long history of Birthplace of Jean Sibelius, and then examine the collection at Palander House.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Haemeenlinna day trip planner .

You can take a bus from Helsinki to Haemeenlinna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in August, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hameenlinna

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto
Palander House ©
Palander House
Birthplace of Jean Sibelius ©
Birthplace of Jean Sibelius

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