5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Espoo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Loviisa
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Barcelona

3
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Get outdoors at Nuuksio National Park and Korkeasaari Zoo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Espoo: Helsinki (Room Escape Games, Market Square Kauppatori, & more). There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Pihlajasaari Recreational Park, steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and stroll through Sibelius Monument.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Espoo trip planner .

Barcelona, Spain to Espoo is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Barcelona in October: high temperatures in Espoo hover around 9°C and lows are around 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Loviisa.

Things to do in Espoo

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

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Helsinki
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Pihlajasaari Recreational Park ©
Pihlajasaari Recreational Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

1
night
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Loviisan kirkko.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Loviisa holiday planning app .

Getting from Espoo to Loviisa by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Loviisa can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

#Historic Sites

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Porvoo
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The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home
Loviisan kirkko ©
Loviisan kirkko
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town