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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Porvoo Old Town), Kotka (Linden Esplanade & Sapokka Water Garden) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). Pack the 16th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Spend the 21st (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to The Esplanadi Park, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukion Church.

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If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

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Kotka, Porvoo, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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