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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Katajanokka. Head to Market Square Kauppatori and Galleria Lapinlahtifor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Cathedral of Porvoo (in Porvoo), Kotka (Riverside Park & Linden Esplanade) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). Spend the 20th (Sat) exploring nature at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, buy something for everyone on your list at Kamppi Shopping Centre, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki day trip site .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Espoo, Kotka, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Cathedral of Porvoo
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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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