8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
train:  30​min
2
Espoo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Dubai

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Korkeasaari Zoo. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, make a trip to Senate Square, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in October, with highs in Helsinki at 10°C and lows at 1°C. On the 24th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Espoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

2
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Kids will appreciate attractions like Exhibition Centre WeeGee and The Finnish Museum of Horology. Step out of Espoo to go to Nurmijarvi and see Kuhakoski Waterfall, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park, explore the world behind art at EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art, admire the landmark architecture of Hvittrask, and explore the activities along Kaitalampi.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Espoo online holiday builder .

Espoo is very close to Helsinki. October in Espoo sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Espoo

Nature Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Kuhakoski Waterfall, Hvittrask
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Exhibition Centre WeeGee ©
Exhibition Centre WeeGee
Serena Water Park ©
Serena Water Park

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