11 days in Helsinki & Espoo Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki & Espoo Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Uusimaa trip itinerary planner

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Helsinki
— 7 nights
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Espoo
— 3 nights
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Helsinki

— 7 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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 out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Sarkanniemi Theme Park (in Tampere) and Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius (in Jarvenpaa). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Helsinki itinerary builder.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Espoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 11 — 18:

Espoo

— 3 nights
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. On the 19th (Sun), explore the ancient world of Raseborg Castle, take in panoramic vistas at Hanko Water Tower, and then trek along Tulliniemi Nature Path. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Espoo Cathedral.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Espoo travel planner.

Espoo is just a short distance from Helsinki. July in Espoo sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 54°F at night. On the 21st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Espoo

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

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