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.
For shopping fun, head to Hakaniemi Market or Market Square Kauppatori. Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Kotka (Santalahti Nature Trail & Linden Esplanade), Porvoo (Porvoo Old Town, Riimikko, &more) and Ruotsinpyhtaa (Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa & Stromforsin Ruukki). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hietaniemi Cemetery, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki itinerary planning tool.

If you are flying in from Chile, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Porvoo, Kotka, Ruotsinpyhtaa, Espoo
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
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Mannerheim Museum

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