8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: New York City

6
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki online day trip planner .

New York City, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in April; daily highs in Helsinki reach 47°F and lows reach 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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