8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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Helsinki
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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.
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Helsinki Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Do your shopping at Hakaniemi Market and Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa). Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki), Porvoo (Castle Hill, Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, &more) and Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Helsinki vacation maker tool.

If you are flying in from Belgium, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Kotka, Porvoo, Inkoon kirkko, Stromforsin Ruukki, Bellevue Beach
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
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The Aalto House

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