3 days in Helsinki, Turku & Espoo Itinerary

3 days in Helsinki, Turku & Espoo Itinerary

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3 days in Helsinki, Turku & Espoo Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Espoo
— Few hours
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Los Angeles

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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 20th (Wed): look for gifts at TeeMaa Tea House, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 10 hours. In November, Helsinki is cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of 40°F and lows of 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Fun & Games Museums Historic Sites
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Room Escape Games
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral and then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Turku online day trip planner .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 40°F, and evening lows to 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Espoo.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Espoo online road trip planner .

Drive from Turku to Espoo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Espoo are 39°F, while nighttime lows are 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Espoo

Childrens Museums Museums
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The Finnish Museum of Horology ©
The Finnish Museum of Horology

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