9 days in Helsinki Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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Helsinki
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: VM Karting Center (in Vantaa) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). Pack the 29th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki vacation planner .

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Vantaa, King's Road, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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