8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Boston

6
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rock Church and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). Pack the 24th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, take a stroll through Katajanokka, and make a trip to Senate Square.

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Boston, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Helsinki is 7 hours. Traveling from Boston in July, things will get little chillier in Helsinki: highs are around 71°F and lows about 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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