8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  13​h
1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Toronto

6
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Turku (Turku Castle & Bike Rental - by Carfield). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip planning website .

Toronto, Canada to Helsinki is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Toronto to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in September, things will get slightly colder in Helsinki: highs are around 19°C and lows about 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Turku, Nuuksio National Park
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 26:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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