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.
Relax by the water at Bellevue Beach and Aurinkolahti Beach. Get in touch with nature at Nuuksio National Park and Teijo National Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa), Kotka (Beach Mansikkalahti & Linden Esplanade) and Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, wander the streets of Katajanokka, and explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip planning tool.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In May in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kotka, Nuuksio National Park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Teijo National Park, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park

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