8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Boston
bus + Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
End: Boston


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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Rock Church and Helsinki Cathedral. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Espoo (Nuuksio National Park, Kaitalampi, & more). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, tour the pleasant surroundings at Aurinkolahti Beach, tee off at Tapiola Golf, and wander the streets of Ullanlinna.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Helsinki attractions planner .

Boston, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Boston to Helsinki. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Boston in April; daily highs in Helsinki reach 47°F and lows reach 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Espoo, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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