6 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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6 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Lyon
tram + Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly + tram:  6​h 15​min
End: Lyon

5
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Nuuksio National Park and Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Vantaa to see Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, admire the natural beauty at Observatory Hill Park, and meet the residents at Korkeasaari Zoo.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

Lyon, France to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of tram and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Lyon in August, things will get little chillier in Helsinki: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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