18 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

18 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Helsinki Region travel planner

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Helsinki
— 14 nights
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Espoo
— 3 nights
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Helsinki

— 14 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Relax by the water at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa), Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) (in Tuusula) and Espoo (Arctic Expedition & Kaitalampi). Pack the 22nd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, walk around Sibelius Monument, and look for all kinds of wild species at Laajalahti Nature Reserve.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary website.

Tartu, Estonia to Helsinki is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Espoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 16 — 30:

Espoo

— 3 nights
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the engaging exhibits at Finnish Toy Museum Hevosenkenka, engage your brain at The Finnish Museum of Horology, and then tee off at Hirsala Golf.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Espoo travel route planner.

Espoo is very close to Helsinki. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 2nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Espoo

Nature · Parks · Museums · Golf

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 2: