10 days in Espoo & Helsinki Itinerary

10 days in Espoo & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Espoo
— 2 nights
2
Helsinki
— 7 nights

2
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Your day by day itinerary now includes Ekenas Archipelago National Park as well as Sello. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ekenas Archipelago National Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Lawrence, then enjoy some diversion at Leppavaara Swimming Pool, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Sello. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Espoo sightseeing planning site.

Helsinki to Espoo is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Espoo

Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Church of St. Lawrence, Ekenas Archipelago National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Ekenas Archipelago National Park ©
Ekenas Archipelago National Park
Church of St. Lawrence
Church of St. Lawrence

7
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and The National Museum of Finland. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Stromforsin Ruukki (in Ruotsinpyhtaa), Kotka (Sapokka Water Garden & Santalahti Nature Trail) and Porvoo (Porvoo Old Town & Cathedral of Porvoo). Pack the 5th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, admire the striking features of The National Library of Finland, and don't miss a visit to Hakaniemi Market.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

Helsinki is just a stone's throw from Espoo. In September in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Kotka, Porvoo, Stromforsin Ruukki
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

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