6 days in Helsinki, Espoo & Pori Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki, Espoo & Pori Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Espoo
— 2 nights
3
Pori
— 1 night

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Your inner history buff will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take a stroll through Katajanokka, get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki itinerary builder site.

If you are flying in from Latvia, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Espoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

2
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Kirkkonummen kirkko, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Espoo Cathedral, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park. On the next day, explore the activities along Kaitalampi, tour the pleasant surroundings at Aurlahti Beach, then explore the ancient world of Raseborg Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Snappertunan kirkko.

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

Espoo is just a short distance from Helsinki. In July, daily temperatures in Espoo can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Espoo

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Raseborg Castle, Snappertunan kirkko, Aurlahti Beach, Kirkkonummen kirkko
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Kaitalampi ©
Kaitalampi
Raseborg Castle ©
Raseborg Castle

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), then kick back and relax at Yyteri Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Pori online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Espoo to Pori takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) ©
Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko)
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum

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