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 Arboretum Mustila and Ekenas Archipelago National Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Katajanokka. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa), Fagervik Museum (in Inkoo) and Hanko (Tulliniemi Nature Path & Bellevue Beach). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum, learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In May, daytime highs in Helsinki are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Hanko, Raseborg, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Arboretum Mustila, Linden Esplanade
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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