Helsinki— 5 nights
Wed, Nov 7 - Mon, Nov 12
Daughter of the Baltic
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.Step out of Helsinki to go to Porvoo and see Porvoo Old Town, which is approximately 50 minutes away. Pack the 9th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.
To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.
London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from London in November, things will get a bit cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 5°C and lows about 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Helsinki
Porvoo Old Town
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