7 days in Helsinki Itinerary

7 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Mannerheim Museum and Fortress of Suomenlinna. For shopping fun, head to Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa) or Kamppi Shopping Centre. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (Nuuksion Kansallispuisto) (in Southern Finland) and Ainola (Jean Sibelius House) (in Jarvenpaa). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma (Nykytaiteen Museo), and browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki holiday planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. October in Helsinki sees daily highs of 48°F and lows of 37°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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