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.
Explore hidden gems such as Arboretum Mustila and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Kotka (Riverside Park & Beach Mansikkalahti), Teijo National Park (in Pernio) and Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area (in Kouvola). Spend the 9th (Wed) exploring nature at Nuuksio National Park. Spend the 12th (Sat) exploring nature at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and head outdoors with King's Road.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary planning website.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa 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

Side Trips

Kotka, Raseborg, Nuuksio National Park, Bellevue Beach, King's Road
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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