8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 7 nights

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Helsinki

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Mannerheim Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Heureka (in Vantaa) and Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo). The adventure continues: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki itinerary site.

Athens, Greece to Helsinki is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Athens in October; daily highs in Helsinki reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

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

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