8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Kansallisgalleria and Hakaniemi Market. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Hanko (Bellevue Beach & Tulliniemi Nature Path), Fagervik Museum (in Inkoo) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). Pack the 18th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, and stroll through Santalahti Nature Trail.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Hanko, Kotka, Arboretum Mustila, Fagervik Museum, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
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Kansallisgalleria

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