9 days in Helsinki & Aland Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki & Aland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Mariehamn, Aland Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Copenhagen

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.
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria will appeal to museum buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Nuuksio National Park and Katajanokka. Venture out of the city with trips to Cathedral of Porvoo (in Porvoo), Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala). Spend the 12th (Thu) exploring nature at Teijo National Park. And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, and view the masterpieces at Okra.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

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 car and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Copenhagen in September, Helsinki is little chillier at night with lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Maritime Centre Vellamo, Cathedral of Porvoo, Teijo National Park, Arboretum Mustila
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo

2
nights
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, thenlearn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Museumship Pommern.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Mariehamn online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Mariehamn takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or ride a ferry. September in Mariehamn sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Jan Karlsgården Outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården, Kastelholm Castle, Getabergen
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Aland Maritime Museum ©
Aland Maritime Museum
Museumship Pommern ©
Museumship Pommern
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle

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