8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Itinerary

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Porvoo (Porvoo Old Town & Cathedral of Porvoo), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukion Church, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki day trip planner .

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Porvoo, Nuuksio National Park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Sapokka Water Garden
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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