Helsinki— 6 nights
Wed, Aug 12 - Tue, Aug 18
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.Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Hietaranta Beach and Kaitalampi. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Heureka (in Vantaa), Fagerö Kaunissaari (in Pyhtaa) and Hvittrask (in Kirkkonummi). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and examine the collection at Gallen-Kallela Museum.
To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip planning website.
If you are flying in from Portugal, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Helsinki
Espoo, Heureka, Fagerö Kaunissaari, Hvittrask
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