8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Helsinki Region holiday planner

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Helsinki

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Esplanadi Park are in your itinerary. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Market Square Kauppatori and Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Guide-Matti in Tammisaari--about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and explore the world behind art at Didrichsen Art Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Helsinki holiday planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Lisbon in September, you will find days in Helsinki are cooler (19°C), and nights are a bit cooler (8°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Outdoors

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