8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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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.
Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Musical Fountain (in Lahti), Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo) and Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry (in Pyhtaa). Pack the 30th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki driving holiday planning site .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In October, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Sapokka Water Garden, Porvoo Old Town, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Vantaa Art Museum, Musical Fountain
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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