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 hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Room Escape Games. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Ekenas Archipelago National Park (in Raseborg), Kotka (Santalahti Nature Trail & Sapokka Water Garden) and Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo). Pack the 17th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Fortress of Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, get answers to all your questions at Ankkapurha Culture Park, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. May in Helsinki sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Kotka, Porvoo Old Town, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Ekenas Archipelago National Park, Ankkapurha Culture Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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