8 days in Helsinki & Glasgow Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Glasgow Itinerary

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Helsinki, Finland
— 3 nights
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 4 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.
Helsinki is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and make a trip to Senate Square.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip builder app.

If you are flying in from Finland, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. June in Helsinki sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to fly to Glasgow.
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Glasgow, United Kingdom — 4 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Get out of town with these interesting Glasgow side-trips: Falkirk (The Kelpies & The Helix & Falkirk Wheel) and Stirling (Stirling Castle & The Queen Anne Gardens). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, join the crowd at Glasgow Tigers Speedway, walk around Pollok Country Park, and appreciate the history behind The Paisley Cenotaph.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Glasgow online road trip planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Glasgow by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Helsinki to Glasgow due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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