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.
You'll get in some beach time at Aurinkolahti Beach and Lehman. Get some historical perspective at Rock Church and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Santalahti Nature Trail (in Kotka). Pack the 13th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Fortress of Suomenlinna, steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Helsinki online tour builder .

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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Kotka, Nuuksio National Park, Vantaa Art Museum
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
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Helsinki Cathedral

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