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"Helsinki is surrounded by islands, some wild, some inhabited, all enticing on such a lovely day."explorationvacation.net
"Helsinki is surrounded by beautiful little islands that you can reach by ferry."heartmybackpack.com
"Helsinki is not museum-central or culture-central."aluxurytravelblog.com
"Helsinki is a wonderful city to explore full of things to do and delicious food to eat."theworldpursuit.com
"Helsinki (Helsinki itineraries) is located on the shore of the Gulf of Finland (see itineraries); its harbor is one of the most popular weekend places."arzotravels.com
"Helsinki (see itineraries) is one of the rare cities in Europe which one can get around on foot or bike."kevinstraveldiary.com

South Finland

Helsinkis location

Helsinki at a glance

Capital
Historic
Nightlife
Culture
Nature
Alternative
Food
Architecture
Very Touristic
Shopping
Art

558,000

Population

3-4 nights

Recommended

Expensive (5 of 5)

Level of costs

Around Helsinki

Airports:

Helsinki Vantaa Airport (HEL)

Helsinki-Malmi Airport (HEM)

About Helsinki

At the city Helsinki (Helsinki in detail)in the country Finland live about over 558,457 people. And Helsinki (Helsinki in detail) is known for historic relevant places. The capital of Finland is Helsinki (Helsinki in detail). And Helsinki offers a lot of interesting culture. Helsinki is located in south Finland (plan Finland itineraries). And many clubs and pubs and much more are waiting in Helsinki (Helsinki in detail) for you in the night! It is located by the sea. And Helsinki is located next to lakes. There is a lot of nature in Helsinki.

Things to do

With so many things to do in Helsinki, it's easy to see why the Finish capital city is a popular European destination. As soon as the snow starts to melt and the sun shines for longer hours, Helsinki becomes a joyful place, a city which we very much loved. For us, Helsinki (plan Helsinki itineraries) was about disconnecting from work for a bit ...

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Things to do in Helsinki

Market Square

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When people think of Finland and its capital city Helsinki in the wintertime, they think about it being dark and cold and people drinking lots of vodka but in reality, the city really comes alive during the coldest months of the year. As you may have guessed, the weather in Helsinki gets extremely cold, with -5 ...

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7 thoughts on “Top Things to Do in Helsinki in Winter”

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In the summer of 2014, Friend S and I had taken a Finnair flight to Barcelona (visit Barcelona itineraries). It was the cheapest flight available. The only catch was that it had a 10 hour lay over in Helsinki (Helsinki in detail), even after discounting the time for disembarking and boarding. Our flight arrived at 6.35am in the morning and departed at 5.

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. is an interesting city that you may not think of for an exciting city trip. During your trip to Helsinki, the still young city will surprise you. Especially in the summer months, a city trip to the capital of Finland is very popular. Nature in the immediate area of the city is also a major attraction.

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Eat & drink

What's Finnish food you're wondering? Helsinki cafe's and restaurants offer a vibrant food scene in this region of the world. If you're wondering what to do in Helsinki there's one answer in my book – eat! - Johan and Nystrom – if you're a hardcore coffee lover you'll want to stop here! You can also order a'la carte.

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Restaurant Savotta

Cafe Fleuriste

Food Trucks

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Every now and again, I travel to a city that really surprises me. After seven years in Europe, I often feel that I’ve seen it all. It was one of those cities which surprised me in a really good way. I had no idea what to expect and now I’ve walked away with my appetite fully satisfied, great memories and ..

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You see, I am a firm believer that the weirder the better and that’s why this month of January I decided to try at least one new dish every week or so. From sea urchins to bull’s balls, here’s a recap of the best eats I had in Helsinki and Tallinn. , my friend Camille surprised me with a visit to one of Helisnki’s ...

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Foodie Madness #04: Saumon and seafood galore

Foodie Madness: the Best Restaurants of Helsinki and Tallinn

Foodie Madness #01: My birthday sea urchin foodie madness

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As I pulled my chair in and inched my face closer to the microphone, I thought about what the Finns across from me, who happened to be the lovely people of Radio Helsinki, might ask me about why I was in Finland. I had only just arrived that morning. When asked if I was jet-lagged, I took a giant swig from my cup of ...

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Worth to visit

Helsinki, Finland (plan Finland itineraries)’s capital, offers something for everyone: both the nature-loving outdoor type and the sophisticated city dweller will appreciate the city’s laidback vibes. ...

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Beside the obvious current predicament that travelers find themselves in with COVID-19, there are plenty of other reasons that virtual travel is the way of the future. Virtual Helsinki (visit Helsinki itineraries) gives everyone with an internet connection the opportunity to experience this incredible metropolis.

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General

A silent and immersive nature, a delicious cuisine, and a long history are only some of the reasons why you should visit Helsinki. Read on and fall in love with Finland’s exciting capital. Dominating about two-thirds of the Baltic Sea with a cluster of 315 islands covering one-third of the area, Helsinki clinches to ...

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It's not that hard to survive winter in Finland (Finland in detail) and enjoy everything that Helsinki (visit Helsinki itineraries) has to offer ...

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You can find these eclectic foods in restaurants and markets across Finland (visit Finland itineraries), but the best option is to sample the local foods in someone’s home. ...

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The Temppeliaukio Church, also known as the Rock Church, is built directly into the rock, and has a copper and glass dome. The church only opened in 1969, so it is a recent addition to the landmarks in Helsinki. ...

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Itinerary

Our first ever European destination over a decade ago, we walked away without much of an impression of Helsinki. Helsinki (more about Helsinki) often misses the itinerary of many European travellers. And our backpacking budget then made it feel like we walked into Monte Carlo with a handful of coins. Our nostalgic first visit, is now ...

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2 days in Helsinki itinerary: from start to Finnish

6 thoughts on “2 days in Helsinki itinerary: from start to Finnish”

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Here are all the best things to do in Helsinki, and how to see them in the shortest time. ...

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For a full week we ate meal after delicious meal of Finnish inspired food. I had lots of comments on social media that this was “special” food and that real Finnish meals are not as amazing as what we were being given. I get that. A real, everyday meal in Morocco isn't as amazing as the special meal you'd get in a ...

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This off the beaten track itinerary for Helsinki comes from the team at Spotted by Locals. They start their 24 hour itinerary in Helsinki early. Buckle up and see the overlooked sights! ...

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How this itinerary works

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Costs

As before, Helsinki is not the cheapest place in Europe to dine out. But, the value for money you’re getting with meals is generally really good. ...

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Before I get into the flight experiences, let me start with the flights details themselves. The Chicago (plan Chicago itineraries) to Helsinki (visit Helsinki itineraries) flight was just under 9 hours. We departed in the early evening, flew overnight, and landed in Helsinki (see itineraries) at 10am local time. So provided you got some sleep on the plan, you start your first ...

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Pre-Flight Experience

In-Flight Food Experience

Boarding & In-Flight Experience

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The cost of the ferry journey will depend on a few factors. The good news is that if you are on a budget, making the journey can be budget-friendly. If you want luxury and to get there fast, then you can pay for that, too! The price depends on the following things, among ...

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Combine the coastal capitals of Helsinki, Stockholm and Tallinn on the new and exciting city and cruise programme created by the collaboration of Tallink Silja, Blue1 and SAS to offer a new type of package which includes comfortable flights, an exciting three stop city holiday and ..

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Accommodation

. opened its doors in the heart of Helsinki in February 2019. As soon as you step through the doors, you are welcomed by the spirit of Lapland, which you perhaps didn’t even know you’d miss in the city center of our capital Helsinki. The first thing that stands out in this hotel is the elegant and ..

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The perfect hotel stay: Arctic Deluxe Spa

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Review of Katajanokka Hotel Helsinki Gay-friendly – Escape the Ordinary. Under this motto, hotel guests can discover a unique accommodation in a former Finnish prison on Helsinki’s island Katajanokka in a privately owned, gay-friendly lifestyle hotel. Our mission was to find out what you can expect from this ...

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Hotel Facilities of Katajanokka

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. eräänä kauniin kesäisenä viikonloppuna. Vierailu oli osa Sokos Hotellien ja Rantapallon 40 vuotta – 40 blogitarinaa kampanjaa. Yövyimme hotellin Junior Sviitissä kaksi yötä. Viikonloppumme oli ehdottomasti rentouttava, palvelu hyvää ja arkeen tuotu luksus tervetullutta! Hinnat ja varaustiedot löytyvät parhaiten ...

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Hotellin ravintolat

Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki aamiainen

Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki Junior Suite

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Oh, Helsinki (Helsinki itineraries)! So whether you are in Helsinki for the city or heading north, you’ll find a great place to stay in Helsinki. So whether you are looking for where to stay in Helsinki for nightlife, families, tourism, or nature, you will find it below! Like most cities, Helsinki (Helsinki in detail) has a wide variety of accommodations by ...

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Hotels in Helsinki

Hostels in Helsinki

Apartments, Aparthotels, and Airbnbs in Helsinki

Where To Stay in Helsinki – Accommodation Types

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