31 days in Heinola & Espoo Itinerary

31 days in Heinola & Espoo Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  2 h 15 min
— 12 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
— 18 nights
Drive:  30 min
End: Helsinki


Heinola ©
Heinola is a town and a municipality of inhabitants located in the region of Päijänne Tavastia, Finland. Escape the urban bustle at Päijänteen kansallispuisto and Hiidenvuori. Visit Serlachius Museum Gustaf and Savitaipale Church for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Heinola: Kangasniemi (Kangasniemi Church & Pirtin perinnepuisto), Asikkala (Pulkkilanharju Nature Trail, The Recreational Fishing Museum of Finland, &more) and Church of Hollola (in Hollola). Spend the 26th (Thu) exploring nature at Leivonmaki National Park. On the 4th (Fri), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Sappee Ski Resort. There's lots more to do: get great views at Heinolan Vesitorni, get engrossed in the history at Woikosken Automuseo, admire the masterpieces at Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Paijanne-Ilves Trail.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Heinola online trip planner.

Helsinki to Heinola is an approximately 2-hour car ride. September in Heinola sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Espoo.

Things to do in Heinola

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Padasjoki, Asikkala, Mantyharju, Sysma, Mantta-Vilppula
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Pirtin perinnepuisto ©
Pirtin perinnepuisto
Hiidenvuori ©
Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park


Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bellevue Beach and Aurlahti Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Espoo Cathedral and The Church of St. Herman of Alaska. Explore Espoo's surroundings by going to Church of St. Lawrence (in Lohja), Raseborg (Raseborg Castle, Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen, &more) and Inkoo (Inkoon kirkko & Fagervik Museum). Spend the 7th (Mon) exploring nature at Nuuksio National Park. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 15th (Tue) at Serena Water Park. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art, sample the tasty concoctions at Mathildedalin Kylapanimo, play a few rounds at Tapiola Golf, and explore the striking landscape of Teijo National Park.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Espoo attractions website.

Drive from Heinola to Espoo in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Espoo can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Espoo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Raseborg, Hanko, Kirkkonummi, Hyvinkaa, Salo
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park