7 days in Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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Helsinki
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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Rock Church. Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo), Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Teijo national park (in Pernio). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, cruise along King's Road, and stop by Artisaani.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki online sightseeing planner .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In May, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Nuuksio National Park, Hiidenkirnut, Castle Hill, Teijo National Park, King's Road
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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