8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Helsinki travel planner

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Helsinki
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Helsinki

— 7 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Visit Mannerheim Museum and Helsinki Cathedral for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Kansallisgalleria and Arboretum Mustila. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Fagervik Museum (in Inkoo), Bellevue Beach (in Hanko) and Teijo National Park (in Pernio). Spend the 5th (Wed) exploring nature at Nuuksio National Park. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki driving holiday planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In December in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 37°F during the day and 27°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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