8 days in Brasov & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Brasov & Helsinki Itinerary

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8 days in Brasov & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Helsinki, Finland
+2
Fly + Foot + Shuttle:  11 h 15 min
1
Brasov, Romania
— 2 nights
+2
Shuttle + Foot + Fly:  11 h 15 min
2
Helsinki, Finland
— 5 nights
End: Helsinki, Finland

2
nights
Brasov, Romania

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Pelisor Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sinaia Monastery, and then explore the historical opulence of Râșnov Citadel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Parc Aventura Brasov, then admire the landmark architecture of Prima Școală Românească, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tampa.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Brasov trip itinerary maker.

Helsinki, Finland to Brasov is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of train, flight, and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry, subway, train, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sinaia, Rasnov Citadel
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Rasnov Citadel ©
Rasnov Citadel
Sinaia Monastery ©
Sinaia Monastery
Pelisor Castle ©
Pelisor Castle

5
nights
Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ©
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Hietaranta Beach and Aurlahti Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Katajanokka. Venture out of the city with trips to Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo, Willatar, & more) and Spas & Wellness (in Loviisa). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Ullanlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall, and enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahden Uimaranta Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online itinerary creator.

You can do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight from Brasov to Helsinki in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, subway, and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Porvoo, Aurlahti Beach
Highlights from your plan
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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