9 days in Helsinki Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Nuuksio National Park and Kansallisgalleria. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Kotka (Riverside Park & Beach Mansikkalahti), Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Teijo National Park (in Pernio). Spend the 12th (Sat) exploring nature at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), cruise along King's Road, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary planning website.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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