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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Suomenlinna Church (Suomenlinnan kirkko), The Esplanadi Park, Itis Shopping Complex, and other attractions. Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Helsinki Cathedral and Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Hiidenkirnut (in Askola), Hvittrask (in Kirkkonummi) and Sibelius Hall (in Lahti). Spend the 15th (Mon) exploring nature at Teijo National Park. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, get a taste of the local shopping with Galerie Forsblom, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Vantaa, Porvoo, Tuusula Church, Hiidenkirnut
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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