6 days in Espoo & Helsinki Itinerary

6 days in Espoo & Helsinki Itinerary

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6 days in Espoo & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  30​min
Espoo
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
Helsinki
— 3 nights
End: Helsinki

2
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirkkonummen kirkko, identify plant and animal life at Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Lohjan Pyhan Laurin Kirkko the Church of St Lawrence Lohja.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Espoo trip planner .

Helsinki to Espoo is an approximately half hour bus ride. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Helsinki.

Things to do in Espoo

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen, Kirkkonummen kirkko, Lohjan Pyhan Laurin Kirkko the Church of St Lawrence Lohja
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen ©
Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen
Kirkkonummen kirkko ©
Kirkkonummen kirkko

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Riverside Park. Visiting Arboretum Mustila and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto will get you outdoors. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Santalahti Nature Trail in Kotka--about 1h 55 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of Toolo Bay (Toolonlahti), admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki planner .

Helsinki is very close to Espoo. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

Kotka, Arboretum Mustila, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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