10 days in Helsinki & Espoo Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki & Espoo Itinerary

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10 days in Helsinki & Espoo Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
bus:  30​min
2
Espoo
— 3 nights
bus:  30​min
End: Helsinki

6
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.
Visit Aurinkolahti Beach and Kallahdenniemi Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Kotka (Beach Mansikkalahti & Aijanniemi Beach). Pack the 10th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can catcht the bus to Espoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Vantaa Art Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

3
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. On the 14th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): get curious at Heureka and then kick back and relax at Bellevue Beach.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Espoo trip itinerary builder .

Espoo is just a stone's throw from Helsinki. In July, daytime highs in Espoo are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus back home.

Things to do in Espoo

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Hvittrask, Bellevue Beach, Heureka
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Heureka ©
Heureka

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