9 days in Helsinki Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Porvoo (Söderskärin majakka & Porvoo Old Town), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Hameenlinna (Palander House & Ahvenisto). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, and steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki route planning app .

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Porvoo, Hameenlinna, Nuuksio National Park, King's Road, Vantaa Art Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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