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.
Family-friendly places like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and The Swimming Stadium will thrill your kids. Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo), Cathedral of Porvoo (in Porvoo) and Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki). Spend the 9th (Fri) exploring nature at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), make a trip to Linden Esplanade, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Side Trips

Espoo, Cathedral of Porvoo, Arboretum Mustila, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Linden Esplanade
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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