10 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Espoo
— 2 nights
3
Porvoo
— 3 nights

4
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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Pack the 24th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker app.

Manchester, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manchester to Helsinki. In December, Helsinki is slightly colder than Manchester - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Espoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha ©
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha

2
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): make a splash at Serena Water Park. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

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

Espoo is just a short distance from Helsinki. In December, daytime highs in Espoo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Espoo

Nature Theme Parks Parks
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Serena Water Park ©
Serena Water Park

3
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, thentake an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town. Keep things going the next day: go for a walk through Telegrafberget and then find something for the whole family at Tykkimaki Amusement Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Porvoo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Espoo to Porvoo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Porvoo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 31st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Tykkimaki Amusement Park
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Tykkimaki Amusement Park ©
Tykkimaki Amusement Park
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©

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