9 days in Helsinki & Aland Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki & Aland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 6 nights
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Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Mannerheim Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Nuuksio National Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Cathedral of Porvoo (in Porvoo), Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala) and Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki). Spend the 12th (Thu) exploring nature at Teijo National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, and view the masterpieces at Okra.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary app.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Helsinki is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Copenhagen to Helsinki. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Helsinki when traveling from Copenhagen in September, with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 14:
Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Maritime Centre Vellamo
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Must see
Kansallisgalleria
4.2

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Mariehamn, Aland Island

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Getabergen, then learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Mariehamn sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Mariehamn in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or ride a ferry. In September, daytime highs in Mariehamn are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 14 — 16:
Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Museumship Pommern
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Specialty Museum
Kastelholm Castle
4.2

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