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.
Visiting Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Fortress of Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo), Kotka (St. Nicholas Orthodox Church & Lehman) and Valkmusa National Park (in Siltakyla). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Korkeasaari Zoo, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, and admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church.

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If you are flying in from France, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

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Kotka, Kokonniemi, Nuuksio National Park, Flamingo Entertainment Center, King's Road
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
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Rock Church
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Helsinki Cathedral

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