11 days in Espoo & Helsinki Itinerary

11 days in Espoo & Helsinki Itinerary

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11 days in Espoo & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  17​h 30​min
1
Espoo
— 4 nights
train:  30​min
2
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Toronto

4
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Get out of town with these interesting Espoo side-trips: Visavuori (in Valkeakoski), Turku (Adventure Park, Turku Castle, & more) and Ahvenisto (in Hameenlinna). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Nuuksio National Park, head outdoors with Arctic Expedition, take an in-depth tour of Hvittrask, and explore the activities along Kaitalampi.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Espoo trip itinerary app .

Toronto, Canada to Espoo is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can catcht the bus to Helsinki.

Things to do in Espoo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Turku, Visavuori, Hvittrask, Ahvenisto
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Arctic Expedition ©
Arctic Expedition

5
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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Helsinki journey app .

Helsinki is just a stone's throw from Espoo. In March, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Vantaa Art Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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