6 days in Helsinki & Espoo Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki & Espoo Itinerary

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6 days in Helsinki & Espoo Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
bus:  30​min
2
Espoo
— 3 nights
bus:  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, museums, shopping, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukion Church, and make a trip to Senate Square.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip maker tool .

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

3
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. On the 10th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Hvittrask, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kaitalampi, then get curious at Heureka, and finally admire the masterpieces at EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Espoo online day trip planner .

Espoo is very close to Helsinki. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus back home.

Things to do in Espoo

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

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

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