7 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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7 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Chicago

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Korkeasaari Zoo and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Ullanlinna are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Espoo (Nuuksio National Park & Kaitalampi). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach, head outdoors with Arctic Expedition, and wander the streets of Katajanokka.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip maker site .

Chicago, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and ferry. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Chicago to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in June, expect Helsinki to be slightly colder, temps between 65°F and 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Espoo, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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