8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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Helsinki
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Helsinki

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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Sinebrychoff Art Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Katajanokka and The Aalto House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala), Heureka (in Vantaa) and Maritime Centre Vellamo (in Kotka). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, browse the exhibits of Mannerheim Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki attractions app.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. December in Helsinki sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Ruotsinpyhtaa, Vantaa, Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum, Hvittrask, Cathedral of Porvoo
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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