8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 7 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Athens

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Mannerheim Museum. Popular historic sites such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and The Esplanadi Park are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Vantaa (Heureka & Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Helsinki online trip itinerary builder .

Athens, Greece to Helsinki is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Athens in October: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 10°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Espoo, Vantaa, Porvoo Old Town
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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