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.
Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Rock Church. You'll explore and learn at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Venture out of the city with trips to Runeberg Park (in Porvoo), Linden Esplanade (in Kotka) and Stromforsin ruukki (in Ruotsinpyhtaa). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Finland, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in September, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vantaa, Fagervik Church, Stromforsin ruukki, Linden Esplanade, Runeberg Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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