10 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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10 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Espoo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Porvoo
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Manchester

4
nights
Helsinki

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Aurinkolahti Beach. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Korkeasaari Zoo.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki route planner.

Manchester, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manchester to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in December, expect Helsinki to be slightly colder, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

2
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. On the 27th (Thu), make a splash at Serena Water Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Espoo road trip planner.

Espoo is just a short distance from Helsinki. In December, daily temperatures in Espoo can reach 2°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Espoo

#Nature, #Parks, #Wildlife
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Serena Water Park ©
Serena Water Park

3
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 29th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): go for a walk through Telegrafberget and then find something for the whole family at Tykkimaki Amusement Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Porvoo online itinerary maker .

You can drive from Espoo to Porvoo in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In December in Porvoo, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Tykkimaki Amusement Park
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Tykkimaki Amusement Park ©
Tykkimaki Amusement Park
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo

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