8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Durham
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Durham

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nuuksio National Park and Kansallisgalleria. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Mannerheim Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Porvoo Old Town) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). Pack the 15th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder tool .

Durham, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Durham to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Porvoo, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Nuuksio National Park
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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