8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Helsinki Region tour planner

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Helsinki
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Helsinki

— 7 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Get some cultural insight at Katajanokka and Helsinki Cathedral. Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and see some colorful creatures with Dive Finland Oy.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki travel planner.

Pittsburgh, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Pittsburgh to Helsinki, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Pittsburgh in October; daily highs in Helsinki reach 48°F and lows reach 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

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