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 Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Get outdoors at Nuuksio National Park and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki holiday builder app.

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. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Budapest to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Budapest in August; daily highs in Helsinki reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish 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

Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 4:

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: