9 days in Helsinki Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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Helsinki
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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. You'll explore and learn at Heureka and Vantaa Art Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Teijo National Park (in Pernio), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala). Pack the 28th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, make a trip to Senate Square, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaari Zoo, and identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila.

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If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In December in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Vantaa, Teijo National Park, Nuuksio National Park, Arboretum Mustila, Ahvenisto
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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