7 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Helsinki Region sightseeing planner

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Helsinki

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Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Temppeliaukio Church and Helsinki Cathedral. Get in touch with nature at Nuuksio National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Arctic Expedition (in Espoo), Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Hiidenkirnut (in Askola). And it doesn't end there: explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, identify plant and animal life at Laajalahti Nature Reserve, and examine the collection at Vantaa Art Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Helsinki day trip tool.

Madrid, Spain to Helsinki is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Madrid in August: highs in Helsinki hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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