8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Shanghai
Fly:  29​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Shanghai

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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Okra will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Rock Church and The Esplanadi Park. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo), Teijo national park (in Pernio) and Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo (in Jarvenpaa). Spend the 28th (Tue) exploring nature at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bellevue Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and wander the streets of Ullanlinna.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder site .

Shanghai, China to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Shanghai to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Shanghai in May, plan for slightly colder days in Helsinki, with highs around 18°C, while nights are colder with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Nuuksio National Park, Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo, Bellevue Beach, Teijo National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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