8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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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.
Get outdoors at Teijo National Park and Laurinmaki nature and culture area, Crofter's Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Katajanokka and Nuuksio National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Naantali Old Town (in Naantali), Tulliniemi Nature Path (in Hanko) and Paavolan Tammi (in Lohjan Island). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Helsinki online driving holiday planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. February in Helsinki sees daily highs of 33°F and lows of 26°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Tulliniemi Nature Path, Naantali Old Town, Laurinmaki nature and culture area, Crofter's Museum, Turku Castle, Arboretum Mustila
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Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

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