7 days in Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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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.
For shopping fun, head to Hakaniemi Market or Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa). Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Nuuksio National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Brunberg Candy Factory Shop), Kotka (Maritime Centre Vellamo, Sapokka Water Garden, &more) and Bellevue Beach (in Hanko). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take a stroll through Katajanokka, and step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Porvoo, Nuuksio National Park, Bellevue Beach
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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