8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Hamburg
Fly:  5​h
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Jarvenpaa
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
End: Hamburg

4
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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Helsinki online journey planner .

Hamburg, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Hamburg to Helsinki. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Hamburg in September; daily highs in Helsinki reach 19°C and lows reach 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Jarvenpaa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
Jarvenpaa

Jarvenpaa ©
Järvenpää is a town and municipality of Finland.HistoryJärvenpää was separated from its parent community Tuusula in 1951. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius, then admire the masterpieces at Halosenniemi Museum, then see the interesting displays at Lotta Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the different monuments and memorials at Tuusula Church, then identify plant and animal life at Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula), and then admire the landmark architecture of Alvar Aalto"s Villa Kokkonen.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Jarvenpaa online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Jarvenpaa takes an hour. September in Jarvenpaa sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jarvenpaa

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Tuusula, Hiidenkirnut
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Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut
Halosenniemi Museum ©
Halosenniemi Museum

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