7 days in Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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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.
Head to Market Square Kauppatori and Kamppi Shopping Centrefor plenty of shopping. Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Esplanadi Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo), Paavolan Tammi (in Lohjan Island) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). Spend the 20th (Fri) exploring nature at Teijo National Park. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki road trip tool .

If you are flying in from Portugal, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In December, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Arboretum Mustila, Teijo National Park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, Paavolan Tammi
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
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Helsinki Cathedral

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