6 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Helsinki Region trip planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Siltakyla
— 1 night
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Budapest

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Helsinki

— 3 nights

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.
Kids will enjoy Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Get outdoors at Nuuksio National Park and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip site.

Budapest, Hungary to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Budapest to Helsinki is 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Budapest in August: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Siltakyla.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

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Siltakyla

— 1 night
On the 4th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa, then contemplate the long history of Stromforsin Ruukki, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Arboretum Mustila. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Huutjarvi Lake, then take in the awesome beauty at Kokkovuori (Bonfire Mountain), and then head off the coast to Fagerö Kaunissaari.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Siltakyla tour planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Siltakyla takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Siltakyla, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Siltakyla

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 4 — 5: