8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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Helsinki

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Teijo national park (in Pernio), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). Pack the 3rd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and make a trip to Senate Square.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki tour itinerary planning app .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. April in Helsinki sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

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Teijo national park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
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Rock Church
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Helsinki Cathedral

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