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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Aurlahti Beach (in Lohja), Bellevue Beach (in Hanko) and Kotka (Beach Mansikkalahti & Linden Esplanade). Pack the 13th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, stroll through The Esplanadi Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Kotka, Aurlahti Beach, Bellevue Beach, Vantaa Art Museum
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Katajanokka
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Bellevue Beach
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Aurinkolahti Beach

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