8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Accra
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Accra

5
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Fortress of Suomenlinna. Kids will appreciate attractions like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Hietaranta Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). And it doesn't end there: hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, admire the striking features of Rock Church, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, read Helsinki vacation website .

Accra, Ghana to Helsinki is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Ghana Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from Accra in August, plan for little chillier days in Helsinki, with highs around 24°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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