7 days in Helsinki & Vesilahti Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Vesilahti Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip planner

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Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive
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Vesilahti
— 1 night
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

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Helsinki

— 5 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.
Get in touch with nature at Nuuksio National Park and Aurinkolahti Beach. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip planning site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Amsterdam to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, Helsinki is a bit cooler than Amsterdam - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vesilahti.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Vesilahti

— 1 night
Vesilahti is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Pirkanmaa region. On the 18th (Tue), stop by Ideapark, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhan Birgitan kirkko, and then shop like a local with Laukko Manor.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Vesilahti day trip planning tool.

Getting from Helsinki to Vesilahti by car takes about 2.5 hours. In December, Vesilahti is little chillier than Helsinki - with highs of 0°C and lows of -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Vesilahti

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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