10 days in Helsinki, Espoo & Porvoo Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki, Espoo & Porvoo Itinerary

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10 days in Helsinki, Espoo & Porvoo Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
bus:  30​min
2
Espoo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Porvoo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Athens

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.
Get outdoors at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto and Pornaistenniemi Nature Trail. Spend the 27th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and get outside with Haagan Alppiruusupuisto.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online tour planner .

Athens, Greece to Helsinki is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Athens in June, expect Helsinki to be colder, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Espoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

2
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): stroll around Nuuksio National Park. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirkkonummen kirkko, tour the pleasant surroundings at Aurlahti Beach, and then explore the activities along Kaitalampi.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Espoo online travel route planner .

Espoo is very close to Helsinki. June in Espoo sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Porvoo.

Things to do in Espoo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Aurlahti Beach, Kirkkonummen kirkko
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Kaitalampi ©
Kaitalampi
Kirkkonummen kirkko ©
Kirkkonummen kirkko

1
night
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 3rd (Wed), revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, and then contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Porvoo online holiday planner .

You can drive from Espoo to Porvoo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Shopping
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop

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