8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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Helsinki
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Helsinki

— 7 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
For shopping fun, head to Old Market Hall or Sibelius Hall. Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Pihlajasaari Recreational Park. Step out of Helsinki to go to Siltakyla and see Valkmusa National Park, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

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If you are flying in from Iran, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Beaches

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