7 days in Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Teijo national park and Santalahti Nature Trail. Discover out-of-the-way places like Arboretum Mustila and Porvoo Old Town. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Tulliniemi Nature Path (in Hanko), Ekenas Archipelago National Park (in Raseborg) and Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry (in Pyhtaa). Spend the 6th (Thu) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaari Zoo, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Helsinki road trip planner .

If you are flying in from Austria, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In September, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

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Porvoo, Teijo national park, Valkmusa National Park, Tulliniemi Nature Path, Santalahti Nature Trail
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Ekenas Archipelago National Park ©
Ekenas Archipelago National Park
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Valkmusa National Park

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