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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): wander the streets of Ullanlinna, wander the streets of Katajanokka, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then get a taste of the local shopping with Hakaniemi Market, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, then explore the striking landscape at Hiidenkirnut, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki tour planner .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Espoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Hiidenkirnut, Porvoo Old Town
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Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Room Escape Games
Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market

3
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Talomuseo Glims, stroll through Bellevue Beach, and then hike along Tulliniemi Nature Path. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Laajalahti Nature Reserve, then browse the different shops at Sello, and then explore the striking landscape of Torronsuo National Park.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Espoo tour itinerary planner.

Espoo is just a stone's throw from Helsinki. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Espoo

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Hanko, Torronsuo National Park
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path
Torronsuo National Park ©
Torronsuo National Park

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