6 days in Helsinki & Espoo Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki & Espoo Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
2
Espoo
— 3 nights
Train:  30 min
End: Helsinki

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Helsinki road trip tool.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Espoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

3
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Hvittrask, then explore the activities along Kaitalampi, then get curious at Heureka, and finally admire the masterpieces at EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Espoo trip itinerary planner.

Espoo is just a short distance from Helsinki. In July, daytime highs in Espoo are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow time for the train ride back home.

Things to do in Espoo

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Hvittrask, Heureka, Raseborg Castle
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Kaitalampi ©
Kaitalampi
Hvittrask ©
Hvittrask

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