7 days in Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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Helsinki
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Turku Castle and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova and Mannerheim Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Cathedral of Porvoo (in Porvoo), Turku (Ett Hem Museum, Turku Cathedral, & more) and St Michael Church (in Pernaja). Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park, contemplate the long history of The Aalto House, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukion Church, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip maker .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In December in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 37°F during the day and 27°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Turku, St Michael Church, Finnish Aviation Museum, Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, Maritime Centre Vellamo
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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