8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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Helsinki
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sapokka Water Garden (in Kotka), Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry (in Pyhtaa) and Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo). Pack the 28th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Fortress of Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In September, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Sapokka Water Garden, Porvoo Old Town
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
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Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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