Route & dates
Vantaa— 15 nights
Tue, May 19 - Wed, Jun 3
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.Get out of town with these interesting Vantaa side-trips: Tampere (Sarkanniemi Theme Park, Spas, &more), Kotka (Katariina Seaside Park, Sapokka Water Garden, &more) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). There's much more to do: engage your brain at Heureka, admire the landmark architecture of Pyhan Laurin kirkko, walk around Kuusijarvi, and see the interesting displays at Vantaa Art Museum.
For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Vantaa itinerary planner.
If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. May in Vantaa sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Vantaa
Tampere, Kotka, Tuusula, Porvoo, Lahti
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