8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Espoo
— 3 nights

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Helsinki

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hakaniemi Market and Kansallisgalleria. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa) and Brunberg Candy Factory Shop. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Porvoo to see Cathedral of Porvoo about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Katajanokka, admire the masterpieces at Sinebrychoff Art Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Johannes Church, and take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary planning tool.

Melbourne, Australia to Helsinki is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. When traveling from Melbourne in October, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 10°C by day to 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Espoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. You'll explore and learn at Finnish Toy Museum Hevosenkenka and EKTA museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Peter's Church and Kirkkonummen kirkko. Change things up with a short trip to Muurla Design Marketing Oy in Salo (about 1h 15 min away). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Finnish Museum of Horology and identify plant and animal life at Laajalahti Nature Reserve.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Espoo day trip planning site.

Espoo is just a stone's throw from Helsinki. In October in Espoo, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Espoo

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Childrens Museums

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EKTA museum ©
EKTA museum
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church
Kirkkonummen kirkko ©
Kirkkonummen kirkko

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