7 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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7 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: New York City

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.
Get some cultural insight at Temppeliaukion Church and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. For shopping fun, head to Market Square Kauppatori or Galerie Anhava. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). Pack the 30th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Stadin Panimo, wander the streets of Katajanokka, and stop by Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Helsinki holiday planner.

New York City, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in June; daily highs in Helsinki reach 65°F and lows reach 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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