8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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— 7 nights


Helsinki ©
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fortress of Suomenlinna and Stromforsin ruukki. Visit Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Sibelius Hall (in Lahti) and Serena Water Park (in Espoo). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Ullanlinna, enjoy some friendly competition at Flamingo Entertainment Centre, look for gifts at Boss Shop, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner .

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Theme Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Vantaa, Serena Water Park, Sibelius Hall, Stromforsin ruukki
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
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Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral