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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo), Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Porvoo (Porvoo Old Town & Cathedral of Porvoo). And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki travel route planner.

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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

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