8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Helsinki vacation planner

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Helsinki
— 7 nights

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kansallisgalleria and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. You'll get in some beach time at Bellevue Beach and Aurinkolahti Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: The Parola Armour Museum (in Parola), Riihimaki (Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum) & Riihimaki Art Museum) and Kotka (Linden Esplanade, St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, tee off at Linna Golf & Country Club, visit Katajanokka, and admire the masterpieces at Taidekoti Kirpila.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki route planner.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In May, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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