7 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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7 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Minneapolis

5
nights
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.
Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 46 minutes away. Pack the 12th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary planner .

Minneapolis, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Minneapolis to Helsinki is 8 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Minneapolis in May; daily highs in Helsinki reach 60°F and lows reach 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Vantaa Art Museum, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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