5 days in Helsinki & Espoo Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki & Espoo Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 1 night
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Espoo
— 3 nights

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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 16th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then stroll through The Esplanadi Park, and finally get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

If you are flying in from Latvia, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Espoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. On the 18th (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Hame Castle, walk around Aulanko, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kaitalampi. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Raseborg Castle, then don't miss a visit to Fiskars Village, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhan Katarinan kirkko.

To see more things to do and tourist information, read Espoo travel site.

Espoo is just a short distance from Helsinki. July in Espoo sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night.

Things to do in Espoo

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Hameenlinna, Fiskars Village, Pyhan Katarinan kirkko, Raseborg Castle
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Raseborg Castle ©
Raseborg Castle
Kaitalampi ©
Kaitalampi
Fiskars Village ©
Fiskars Village

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