8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Helsinki Region trip planner

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Temppeliaukio Church and Helsinki Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Porvoo Old Town). There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of Mannerheim Museum, get your bearings at Oodi Central Library, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Helsinki is 2 hours. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

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