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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Stromforsin ruukki and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Rock Church and Helsinki Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Fagervik Museum (in Inkoo), Kotka (Santalahti Nature Trail & Lehman) and Hanko (Tulliniemi Nature Path & Bellevue Beach). Spend the 25th (Sat) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park. Pack the 19th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, explore the striking landscape of Ekenas Archipelago National Park, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki journey maker .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

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Hanko, Kotka, Valkmusa National Park, Fagervik Museum, Ekenas Archipelago National Park
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
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Rock Church
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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