15 days in Espoo & Helsinki Itinerary

15 days in Espoo & Helsinki Itinerary

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Espoo
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 12 nights

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Espoo

— 2 nights
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Kirkkonummen kirkko, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at Aurlahti Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Lawrence.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Espoo online trip builder.

Helsinki to Espoo is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In May in Espoo, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 42°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Espoo

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

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Helsinki

— 12 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.
Visit Lehman and Hietaranta Beach for some beach relaxation. Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Katajanokka. Venture out of the city with trips to Kotka (Riverside Park, Santalahti Nature Trail, &more), Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Pyhtaa (Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry & Fagerö Kaunissaari). Spend the 25th (Fri) exploring nature at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. Pack the 19th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, make a trip to Hakaniemi Market, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki sightseeing planner.

Helsinki is just a stone's throw from Espoo. In May, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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