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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Let the collections at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Galleria Lapinlahti capture your imagination. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Espoo (Nuuksio National Park & Arctic Expedition), Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Teijo National Park (in Pernio). Pack the 15th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and buy something for everyone on your list at Kamppi Shopping Centre.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki day trip site.

If you are flying in from Spain, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Espoo, King's Road, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Teijo National Park, Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo
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Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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