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 Helsinki's surroundings by going to Espoo (Nuuksio National Park & Arctic Expedition) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki day trip app .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In May, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

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Vantaa, Espoo, King's Road
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
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Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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