8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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Helsinki

— 7 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Katajanokka. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of Porvoo and Stromforsin Ruukki. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry (in Pyhtaa), Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa (in Ruotsinpyhtaa) and Bellevue Beach (in Hanko). Pack the 28th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Loviisan kirkko, stroll around Sapokka Water Garden, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

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If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks · Museums

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