7 days in Helsinki & Vantaa Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Vantaa Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Vantaa
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
End: Helsinki

3
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Aurlahti Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Turku (Waino Aaltonen Museum of Art, Turku Castle, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, and stroll through Hietaranta Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki tour planner.

If you are flying in from France, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In March, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Vantaa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Turku, Aurlahti Beach
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach

3
nights
Vantaa

Vantaa ©
Though technically its own city, Vantaa is considered by many to be a Helsinki suburb, and it is where most visitors land when they fly to Finland.
You've now added Kuusijarvi to your itinerary. On the 21st (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, don't miss a visit to Tuusula Church, examine the collection at Finnish Aviation Museum, thenstroll around Kuusijarvi, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park, thenadmire the striking features of Pyhan Laurin kirkko, and then engage your brain at Heureka.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Vantaa online journey planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Vantaa in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March in Vantaa, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Vantaa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Porvoo, Tuusula Church, Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius, Nuuksio National Park, Beach Mansikkalahti
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Kuusijarvi ©
Kuusijarvi
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town