9 days in Helsinki Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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

5
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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.
Do your shopping at Old Market Hall and Marimekko Oyj. Escape the urban bustle at Aurinkolahti Beach and Pihlajasaari Recreational Park. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Sibelius Hall in Lahti, approximately Lahti away. Pack the 8th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, browse the different shops at Flamingo Entertainment Center, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary maker app.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. December in Helsinki sees daily highs of 37°F and lows of 27°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Shopping Theme Parks

Side Trips

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

3
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Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): shop like a local with Market Square Kauppatori, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki driving holiday planner.

Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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The Esplanadi Park ©
The Esplanadi Park
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Market Square Kauppatori ©
Market Square Kauppatori

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