7 days in Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Helsinki travel route planner

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Helsinki
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Helsinki

— 6 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.
Let the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum capture your imagination. Shop till you drop at Market Square Kauppatori and Galerie Forsblom. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Hiidenkirnut (in Askola), Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). Spend the 9th (Fri) exploring nature at Teijo National Park. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and buy something for everyone on your list at Kamppi Shopping Centre.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

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