8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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— 7 nights


Helsinki ©
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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bellevue Beach and Aurinkolahti Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki), Ekenas Archipelago National Park (in Raseborg) and Kotka (Linden Esplanade, Santalahti Nature Trail, &more). Spend the 25th (Fri) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, and meet the residents at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Helsinki trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Bellevue Beach, Valkmusa National Park, Arboretum Mustila, Ekenas Archipelago National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
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