8 days in Helsinki & Tallinn Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Tallinn Itinerary

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Helsinki, Finland
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Tallinn, Estonia
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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 historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), make a trip to Senate Square, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see ratings and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planning website.

Chicago, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Chicago to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Chicago in March; daily highs in Helsinki reach 37°F and lows reach 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Tallinn, Estonia

— 4 nights
A historic city with its eye firmly on the future, Tallinn blends medieval fortifications, gleaming skyscrapers, and charming boutiques with a spattering of Soviet relics.
Tallinn is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Tallinn Old Town, make a trip to Tallinna Raekoja Plats, see the interesting displays at Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour, and take in panoramic vistas at St. Olaf’s Church.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tallinn tour builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Tallinn takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In March in Tallinn, expect temperatures between 38°F during the day and 25°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Tours
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