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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Sapokka Water Garden. Venture out of the city with trips to Ruotsinpyhtaa (Stromforsin Ruukki & Eijas Garden), Ekenas Archipelago National Park (in Raseborg) and Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Kotka, Ruotsinpyhtaa, Ekenas Archipelago National Park, Porvoo Old Town
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

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