5 days in Helsinki & Espoo Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki & Espoo Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Espoo
— 2 nights

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral and then admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), don't miss a visit to Senate Square, look for gifts at Marttiini Senaatintori, then steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

Tokyo, Japan to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Tokyo to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Tokyo in August, plan for slightly colder days in Helsinki, with highs around 24°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Espoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

2
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Kuhakoski Waterfall and then get outside with Arctic Expedition. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Espoo route app.

Espoo is just a stone's throw from Helsinki. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Espoo

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Kuhakoski Waterfall
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Arctic Expedition ©
Arctic Expedition

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