8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Mannerheim Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Porvoo Old Town). Pack the 15th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Katajanokka, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and stop by Ullanlinna.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki road trip planning app.

Durham, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 8.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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