6 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland travel planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

6 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  12​h 15​min
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Chicago


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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Fortress of Suomenlinna. Step off the beaten path and head to Kansallisgalleria and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, admire the masterpieces at Design Museum, and see the interesting displays at Mannerheim Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Helsinki itinerary planning website .

Chicago, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 8 hours. Traveling from Chicago in June, expect Helsinki to be a bit cooler, temps between 65°F and 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trips

Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Nuuksio National Park
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Rock Church ©
Rock Church