8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 7 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Dubai

7
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.
Head to Hakaniemi Market and Okrafor plenty of shopping. Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa), Espoo (Nuuksio National Park & Arctic Expedition) and Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) (in Tuusula). Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki itinerary planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in April, things will get colder in Helsinki: highs are around 9°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Espoo, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula)
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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