8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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Helsinki
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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.
Head to Market Square Kauppatori and Kamppi Shopping Centrefor some retail therapy. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo), Castle Hill (in Porvoo) and Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki). Spend the 21st (Tue) exploring nature at Teijo National Park. Spend the 25th (Sat) exploring nature at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and stop by Artisaani.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip planning website.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In May, daytime highs in Helsinki are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kotka, Nuuksio National Park, Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo, Castle Hill, Teijo National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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