9 days in Helsinki & Paris Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki & Paris Itinerary

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Helsinki, Finland
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Helsinki, Finland

— 3 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Bring the kids along to Market Square Kauppatori and Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Museum-lovers will get to explore Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Helsinki online trip itinerary builder.

If you are flying in from Finland, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Paris, France

— 5 nights

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Family-friendly places like Louvre Museum and Le Marais will thrill your kids. Appreciate the collections at Musee d'Orsay and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Montmartre, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and examine the collection at Musee Rodin.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Paris road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Paris takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Traveling from Helsinki to Paris, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Helsinki in July, you will find days in Paris are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks