Europe Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Helsinki layover

Jump to last reply

Hi All,
In route to Asia, we have a long stopover (8 to 9 hrs) in Helsinki mid December and then we have a 1-night layover coming back home on Dec 30.

I just started my research but am looking for ideas on nice family places to stay-2 adults and 2 teens plus possibly inlaws. (so far-just check the Hiltons and hotel haven)

Just from reading a bit, looks like I probably have enough time to wander around the city on our way going-any not to miss city highlights that we absolutely should visit? Or great guide recommendations? Should we just take the train from the airport into the city and walk around?

On the way going home, should we try to to do a ferry ride? Are they running in late December?

Thanks.

11 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Budgeting - how long can I last!
  2. 2 Trip Report Roaming Romania, Take Two
  3. 3 A few ( stupid) questions 1st time to Paris
  4. 4 Last minute trip in Europe 25th Oct - 2nd Nov, interested in joining?
  5. 5 I dream of Europe
  6. 6 1 month Europe itinerary help for Aug-Sep
  7. 7 Trip Report Notes on Amsterdam, Bruges & Paris - Sept 8-28, 2014
  8. 8 Ireland or Scotland
  9. 9 Amsterdam safety concerns - red light district?
  10. 10 What kind of Tourist are you?
  11. 11 Trip Report Autumn in Paris
  12. 12 Trip Report Weekend in Norfolk
  13. 13 Athens at New Years
  14. 14 Christmas Eve and Day in Munich
  15. 15 Your Top Tourist Mob Scenes in Europe?
  16. 16 Visiting Mostar, Bosnia and Kotor, Montenegro from Croatia
  17. 17 Trip Report Cotswold Churches
  18. 18 Young couple - where to stay in London?
  19. 19 3 weeks in France starting in burgundy
  20. 20 Anyone used the new airline La Compagnie
  21. 21 Have you ever stayed in Praiano?
  22. 22 How much time in Amsterdam?
  23. 23 Trip Report Trip report: Kayaking, Riding and fall in Split, Croatia
  24. 24 Trip Report Live ( almost) report from Greece!
  25. 25 Ireland: Which region and where to go? (1st timer)
View next 25 » Back to the top