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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa), Porvoo (Porvoo Old Town & Cathedral of Porvoo) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki travel planner .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

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Porvoo, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Sapokka Water Garden, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
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Temppeliaukion Church
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Helsinki Cathedral

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