8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bellevue Beach and Arboretum Mustila. Explore hidden gems such as Hakaniemi Market and Hiidenvuori. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa), Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area (in Kouvola) and Riverside Park (in Kotka). Spend the 16th (Sat) exploring nature at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and browse the exhibits of Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online tour planner .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In March in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, Hiidenvuori, Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo, Bellevue Beach, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
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Mannerheim Museum