8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland route 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.
Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

For ratings and other tourist information, use the Helsinki online attractions planner.

Port Angeles, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 33-hour flight. Traveling from Port Angeles to Helsinki, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Finland travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Castles
Land of a Thousand Lakes
Combining vast Nordic wilderness with bustling hip cities, Finland offers something to delight and surprise all its visitors. Generally speaking, the northern region is populated by unspoiled pine forests, glistening blue lakes, and a plethora of interesting wildlife, while the south is home to the nation's thoroughly modern urban centers. Although Finland holds the title of most sparsely populated county in the European Union, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in cities like Helsinki, Espoo, and Tampere are often packed with fun-loving Finns. Do bring your dancing shoes, but don't forget your hiking boots either--you'll want to make use of the country's 37 national parks, spread throughout this "Land of a Thousand Lakes."