7 days in Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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Helsinki

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Porvoo Old Town. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Ekenas Archipelago National Park in Raseborg, approximately 1h 20 min away. Pack the 14th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: deepen your knowledge of military history at Fortress of Suomenlinna, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki day trip planning tool .

If you are flying in from France, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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Ekenas Archipelago National Park, Porvoo Old Town
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
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