8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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Helsinki
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Helsinki

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Katajanokka. Museum-lovers will get to explore Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Teijo National Park (in Pernio), Linden Esplanade (in Kotka) and Bellevue Beach (in Hanko). Spend the 24th (Fri) exploring nature at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Spend the 25th (Sat) exploring nature at Nuuksio National Park. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Porvoo, Espoo, Teijo National Park, 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
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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