8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Helsinki
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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Johannes Church. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Katajanokka and Nuuksio National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Porvoo Old Town). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, and enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip builder website.

Sligo, Ireland to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Sligo to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sligo in December, expect Helsinki to be slightly colder, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Espoo, Porvoo, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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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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