9 days in Helsinki Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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9 days in Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
End: Helsinki

5
nights
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.
Visiting Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach will get you outdoors. Shop till you drop at Sibelius Hall and Marimekko. Pack the 8th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, stop by Boss Shop, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Helsinki day trip planning site .

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Sibelius Hall, Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Old Market Hall ©
Old Market Hall
Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna

3
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, then get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki holiday builder .

On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Market Square Kauppatori ©
Market Square Kauppatori
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Spas & Wellness

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