9 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Montreal, Quebec
Fly:  13 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Train:  30 min
2
Espoo
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Montreal, Quebec

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.
Visit Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Cathedral of Porvoo for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kansallisgalleria and Hietaniemi Cemetery. Venture out of the city with trips to Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area (in Kouvola), Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Hiidenvuori (in Iitti). Spend the 6th (Wed) exploring nature at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. The adventure continues: walk around Riverside Park, steep yourself in history at Kotka Church, trek along Santalahti Nature Trail, and examine the collection at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Helsinki day trip app.

Montreal, Canada to Helsinki is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. In March, daytime highs in Helsinki are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Espoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Kotka, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Cathedral of Porvoo, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, Arboretum Mustila
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Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

3
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Lawrence and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bellevue Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Espoo online tour planner.

Espoo is very close to Helsinki. March in Espoo sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Espoo

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Hanko, Church of St. Lawrence, Birthplace of Jean Sibelius
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path
Birthplace of Jean Sibelius ©
Birthplace of Jean Sibelius

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