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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sapokka Water Garden and Cathedral of Porvoo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Porvoo (Porvoo Old Town & Runeberg Park), Ekenas Archipelago National Park (in Raseborg) and Kotka (Santalahti Nature Trail, Riverside Park, &more). Pack the 19th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki travel route planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Porvoo, Ekenas Archipelago National Park, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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