7 days in Helsinki & Vantaa Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Vantaa Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Uusimaa route planner

Make it your trip
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Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vantaa
— 3 nights
Drive

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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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Aurinkolahti Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Aurlahti Beach (in Lohja) and Turku (Waino Aaltonen Museum of Art, Turku Castle, &more). The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki journey planner.

If you are flying in from France, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In March in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Vantaa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Vantaa

— 3 nights
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, contemplate the long history of Tuusula Church, get engrossed in the history at Finnish Aviation Museum, then stroll 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, then admire 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 · Museums

Side Trips

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