8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 7 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: London

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.
Relax by the water at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Family-friendly places like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and The Swimming Stadium will thrill your kids. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Helsinki online travel route planner .

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Helsinki. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from London in October; daily highs in Helsinki reach 10°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

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