8 days in Helsinki & Hanko Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Hanko Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki & Hanko Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  13​h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Hanko
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Toronto

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Rock Church and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Popular historic sites such as Helsinki Cathedral and Kamppi Chapel of Silence are in your itinerary. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Katajanokka, make a trip to Senate Square, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip tool .

Toronto, Canada to Helsinki is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Toronto to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Toronto in July: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 25°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Hanko.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. On the 27th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Teijo national park. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Bellevue Beach and then stroll through Tulliniemi Nature Path.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hanko trip app .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Hanko takes 2 hours. July in Hanko sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 29th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Hanko

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Teijo National Park
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 29:
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park

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