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 Teijo national park (in Pernio), Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). Pack the 4th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Helsinki travel planning app .

If you are flying in from Ireland, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In October in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

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Nuuksio National Park, Teijo national park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
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Rock Church
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Helsinki Cathedral

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