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.
Visit Bellevue Beach and Aurinkolahti Beach for some beach relaxation. Your inner history buff will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Teijo national park (in Pernio), Fagervik Museum (in Inkoo) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). Spend the 18th (Thu) exploring nature at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and take a memorable drive along King's Road.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki travel planner .

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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King's Road, Bellevue Beach, Nuuksio National Park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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