2 days in Helsinki & Espoo Itinerary

2 days in Helsinki & Espoo Itinerary

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2 days in Helsinki & Espoo Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 1 day
Train:  30​min
2
Espoo
— 1 night
Train:  30​min
End: Helsinki

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukion Church, then make a trip to Senate Square, then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki travel itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from Denmark, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. September in Helsinki sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Espoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Hvittrask, take in the spiritual surroundings of Espoo Cathedral, and then explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Espoo road trip planner .

Espoo is just a short distance from Helsinki. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus back home.

Things to do in Espoo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hvittrask
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Hvittrask ©
Hvittrask
Espoo Cathedral ©
Espoo Cathedral

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