7 days in Helsinki Region & Hanko Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki Region & Hanko Itinerary

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Fly
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Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hanko
— 1 night
Drive
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Espoo
— 1 night
Drive
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Porvoo
— Few hours
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Raleigh Durham International Airport

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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

Durham, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Durham to Helsinki, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Durham in August, things will get a bit cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 69°F and lows about 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hanko.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 4:

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Hanko

Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. On the 5th (Wed), trek along Tulliniemi Nature Path, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bellevue Beach, and then make a trip to Hanko Water Tower.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Hanko trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Hanko takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Hanko can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Espoo.

Things to do in Hanko

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 5:

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Espoo

Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Haltia has been added to your itinerary. On the 6th (Thu), get all the information you need at Haltia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Espoo Cathedral, and then admire the striking features of Hvittrask.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Espoo online route planner.

Traveling by car from Hanko to Espoo takes 2 hours. In August in Espoo, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Espoo

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 6:

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Porvoo

Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Porvoo trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Espoo to Porvoo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Porvoo can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. You will leave for home on the 6th (Thu).

Things to do in Porvoo

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 7: