8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Helsinki Region travel planner

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Train to Edinburgh, Fly to Helsinki
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Helsinki
— 7 nights
Fly to Edinburgh, Train to Durham

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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.
Family-friendly places like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral will thrill your kids. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Vantaa to see Heureka about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip planning website.

Durham, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of car, train, and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Durham to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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