15 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

15 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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15 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 10 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Espoo
— 2 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Mexico City

10
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.
Fortress of Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Visiting Aurinkolahti Beach and Pihlajasaari Recreational Park will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Castle Hill (in Porvoo), Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). Pack the 17th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: stroll through Hietaranta Beach, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaari Zoo, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary maker site .

Mexico City, Mexico to Helsinki is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Mexico City to Helsinki, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mexico City in February, expect Helsinki to be cooler, temps between 0°C and -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Espoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Vantaa, Castle Hill, Arboretum Mustila
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): kick back and relax at Bellevue Beach and then explore the historical opulence of Raseborg Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Espoo Cathedral, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kaitalampi, then explore the engaging exhibits at Exhibition Centre WeeGee, and finally explore the world behind art at EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Espoo trip itinerary builder site .

Espoo is very close to Helsinki. February in Espoo sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C at night. On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Espoo

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Bellevue Beach, Raseborg Castle, Hvittrask
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Haltia - The Finnish Nature Centre ©
Haltia - The Finnish Nature Centre
Raseborg Castle ©
Raseborg Castle
Hvittrask ©
Hvittrask

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