7 days in Helsinki & Espoo Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Espoo Itinerary

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7 days in Helsinki & Espoo Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Espoo
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Helsinki
— 1 night
End: Helsinki

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Katajanokka. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Kotka (Linden Esplanade & Beach Mansikkalahti). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Ullanlinna, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, make a trip to Senate Square, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki holiday builder website .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In March in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 37°F during the day and 23°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Espoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Kotka
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Arctic Expedition has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Espoo Cathedral, get curious at The Finnish Museum of Horology, explore the world behind art at EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art, then contemplate the long history of Hvittrask, and finally get outside with Arctic Expedition. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Espoo trip itinerary planner .

Espoo is just a short distance from Helsinki. Expect a daytime high around 37°F in March, and nighttime lows around 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Espoo

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Hvittrask
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Hvittrask ©
Hvittrask
EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art ©
EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art

1
night
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, then admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and then explore the world behind art at Design Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Helsinki road trip planning tool .

Helsinki is just a stone's throw from Espoo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums
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Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma ©
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Design Museum ©
Design Museum

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