8 days in Espoo & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Espoo & Helsinki Itinerary

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8 days in Espoo & Helsinki Itinerary

Bristol
Fly:  8​h 30​min
Espoo
— 5 nights
bus:  30​min
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
Bristol

4
days
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Explore hidden gems such as Teijo national park and Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy. Get outdoors at Bellevue Beach and Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Step out of Espoo with an excursion to Tulliniemi Nature Path in Hanko--about 1h 30 min away. It doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Stora Herro Island.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Espoo itinerary planning tool .

Bristol, UK to Espoo is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Bristol to Espoo, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Helsinki.

Things to do in Espoo

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Pernio, Hanko, Ekenas Archipelago National Park
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Ekenas Archipelago National Park ©
Ekenas Archipelago National Park
Stora Herro Island ©
Stora Herro Island

3
days
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Hietaranta Beach. Get in touch with nature at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Korkeasaari Zoo. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, appreciate the history behind Sibelius Monument, admire the striking features of Rock Church, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip planning website .

Helsinki is just a stone's throw from Espoo. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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