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.
Kids will enjoy Heureka and Hietaranta Beach. Head to Hakaniemi Market and Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa)for some retail therapy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo), Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo, Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, & more) and Kotka (Maritime Centre Vellamo & Sapokka Water Garden). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, wander the streets of Katajanokka, and admire the masterpieces at Sinebrychoff Art Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Helsinki online itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in July, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Parks Historic Sites

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Porvoo, Kotka, Nuuksio National Park, Heureka
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Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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