9 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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9 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Espoo
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Brussels


5
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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary builder app .

Brussels, Belgium to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brussels to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brussels in October, things will get a bit cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 10°C and lows about 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. On the 16th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cool off at Serena Water Park.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Espoo trip itinerary tool .

Espoo is very close to Helsinki. In October, daily temperatures in Espoo can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. On the 18th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Espoo

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Espoo Cathedral ©
Espoo Cathedral
EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art ©
EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art

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