6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Train:  15 min
2
Vantaa
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
3
Espoo
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Hanko
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
End: Helsinki

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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 19th (Fri): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum, and finally take a stroll through Katajanokka. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Helsinki road trip planning site.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Vantaa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

1
night
Vantaa

Vantaa ©
Though technically its own city, Vantaa is considered by many to be a Helsinki suburb, and it is where most visitors land when they fly to Finland.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenkirnut, then examine the collection at Vantaa Art Museum, then engage your brain at Heureka, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Pyhan Laurin kirkko. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): enjoy the sea views from Söderskärin majakka and then identify plant and animal life at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Vantaa tour itinerary planning website.

Vantaa is just a short distance from Helsinki. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Espoo.

Things to do in Vantaa

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Hiidenkirnut, Söderskärin majakka
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Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut
Heureka ©
Heureka
Pyhan Laurin kirkko ©
Pyhan Laurin kirkko

1
night
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Kirkkonummen kirkko, then admire the striking features of Hvittrask, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Espoo tour itinerary builder.

Espoo is just a short distance from Vantaa. June in Espoo sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Hanko.

Things to do in Espoo

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kirkkonummi
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Kirkkonummen kirkko ©
Kirkkonummen kirkko
Hvittrask ©
Hvittrask

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Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. On the 24th (Wed), take in the pleasant sights at Gunnarstrand, make a trip to Hanko Water Tower, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bellevue Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Hanko trip planner.

Traveling by car from Espoo to Hanko takes 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Hanko can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanko

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Hanko Water Tower
Hanko Water Tower

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