11 days in Vantaa, Hamina & Helsinki Itinerary

11 days in Vantaa, Hamina & Helsinki Itinerary

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Vantaa
— 2 nights
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Hamina
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 6 nights

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Vantaa

— 2 nights
Though technically its own city, Vantaa is considered by many to be a Helsinki suburb, and it is where most visitors land when they fly to Finland.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Pyhan Laurin kirkko as well as Finnish Aviation Museum. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): engage your brain at Heureka, admire the striking features of Pyhan Laurin kirkko, take an in-depth tour of Finnish Aviation Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at Jumbo Shopping Center, then cool off at Flamingo Spa, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Flamingo Entertainment Center. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Kuusijarvi, see the interesting displays at Porvoo Doll and Toy Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, and finally walk around Runeberg Park.

For reviews and other tourist information, go to the Vantaa trip planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Vantaa. In May, daily temperatures in Vantaa can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Hamina.

Things to do in Vantaa

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

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Hamina

— 2 nights
Hamina is a town and a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): examine the collection at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, let little ones run wild at Katariina Seaside Park, then appreciate the history behind German Self-Propelled Gun StuG III, and finally wander the streets of Hamina Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Hamina Fortress, don't miss a visit to Hamina Town Hall, admire the striking features of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, then take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kotka Church, and finally admire the natural beauty at Sibelius Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Hamina trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Vantaa to Hamina by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Hamina

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Fun & Games

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Helsinki

— 6 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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park, and brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

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Traveling by car from Hamina to Helsinki takes 2 hours. May in Helsinki sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night.

Things to do in Helsinki

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