8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Houston
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  16​h
1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  16​h
End: Houston

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.
Rock Church and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nuuksio National Park and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Porvoo (Porvoo Old Town & Cathedral of Porvoo) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Sibelius Monument, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and meet the residents at Korkeasaari Zoo.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Helsinki online route planner .

Houston, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, tram, and flight. Traveling from Houston to Helsinki, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Houston in November, with highs in Helsinki at 40°F and lows at 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Porvoo, Nuuksio National Park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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