9 days in Helsinki Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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Helsinki

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. Rock Church and Helsinki Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Parola (Parola Tank Museum & Holy Cross Church), Hyvinkaa (Valvilla Factory Museum & The Finnish Railway Museum) and Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum) (in Riihimaki). Pack the 17th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, make a trip to Senate Square, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Finland.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Helsinki online trip builder .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In December in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 37°F during the day and 27°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Vantaa, Parola, Hyvinkaa, Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum), Apulandia
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
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Helsinki Cathedral

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