7 days in Helsinki & Vesilahti Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Vesilahti Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
2
Vesilahti
— 1 night

5
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.
Get in touch with nature at Nuuksio National Park and Pihlajasaari Recreational Park. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, 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 · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach

1
night
Vesilahti

Vesilahti ©
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 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

Lempaala
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Ideapark ©
Ideapark
Laukko Manor ©
Laukko Manor
Pyhan Birgitan kirkko ©
Pyhan Birgitan kirkko

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