8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 7 nights

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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 Helsinki's surroundings by going to Kotka (Kyminlinna Fortress & Sapokka Water Garden), Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo) and Musical Fountain (in Lahti). Pack the 28th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In December, daytime highs in Helsinki are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Kotka, Porvoo Old Town, Musical Fountain
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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