5 days in Helsinki & Espoo Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki & Espoo Itinerary

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5 days in Helsinki & Espoo Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
bus:  30​min
2
Espoo
— 3 nights
bus:  30​min
End: Helsinki

1
night
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.
On the 30th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Helsinki road trip site .

If you are flying in from Poland, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In March, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can go by car to Espoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church

3
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): stroll through Nuuksio National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): make a splash at Serena Water Park.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Espoo trip maker site .

Espoo is just a stone's throw from Helsinki. In March, daytime highs in Espoo are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Espoo

Nature Parks Theme Parks
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Kaitalampi ©
Kaitalampi
Serena Water Park ©
Serena Water Park

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