8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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Helsinki
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Helsinki

Helsinki ©
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.
Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Porvoo to see Porvoo Old Town about 50 minutes away. Pack the 13th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: expand your understanding of the military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, pause for some photo ops at Sibelius Monument, meet the residents at Korkeasaari Zoo, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary planning website .

October in Helsinki sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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