7 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki Region 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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temppeliaukio Church and Cathedral of Porvoo. Venture out of the city with trips to Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo), Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Porvoo (Brunberg Candy Factory Shop & Porvoo Old Town). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, take a stroll through Katajanokka, and stroll through The Esplanadi Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online road trip planner.

Detroit, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. In August, Helsinki is slightly colder than Detroit - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Porvoo, Nuuksio National Park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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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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