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Enter Finland in miniature - welcome to Espoo

Here you can find stunning outdoors at Nuuksio National Park, 165 Baltic Sea islands, 95 beautiful lakes, 40km of the Waterfront Walkway, delicious cuisine, lovely people, hidden gem architecture, innovation hubs, and fascinating events!

Located just 30 minutes drive from Helsinki Airport or 15 minutes metro ride from Helsinki City Center!

Woman walking nature path in forest during golden hour with wooden tower in front of her
Photo: Kathrin Deter

2 Hours, Half a Day, or All Day to spare in Espoo?

Espoo is a perfect day trip destination with its location right next to the capital Helsinki and great public connections. It takes only 15-30 minutes from the capital Helsinki to enter the city of happiness and unique activities! 

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Come to explore what a vacation in the happiest country in the world can look like! 

Drone-kuva Nuuksion metsäiseltä järveltä vehreiden puiden ympäröimänä
Photo: Natura Viva

Find your Happiness in Nuuksio National Park

From southernmost Reindeer Park, over Finnish Nature Centre Haltia to stunning glamping nests and wilderness cabins! 

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Ihmisiä ruokailemassa meren rannalla olevalla terassilla. Iso purjevene ankkuroitu terassin kylkeen.
Photo: Antti Rastivo

Refresh yourself by the Seaside

The Baltic Sea, 165 islands and 45 km of Espoo Waterfront Walkway to be explored!

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Two women photographing Collection Kakkonen exhibition at Espoo Museum of Modern Art
Photo: Collection Kakkonen exhibition / EMMA – Espoo Museum of Modern Art © Paula Virta / EMMA

Enter the City of Unique Sights & Attractions

From modern art exhibitions and the world-known Alvar Aalto architecture over Finnish design and innovations to the beauty of Finnish nature and human well-being. 

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People cycling over the bridge in forest
Photo: Natura Viva

We have something for the whole Family

You may spend hours staring at the wonderful views and nature creatures, or try out some activities!

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Nature and cultural history of Karhusaari

Nature and cultural history of Karhusaari

Tue 16.4.2024 18:00
Vesiurheilukeskus Laguuni, Keilalahdentie 8, Espoo
Play week in Museum Leikki

Play week in Museum Leikki

Wed 17.4.2024 11:00 - Sun 21.4.2024 17:00
Ahertajantie 3, 02100 Espoo
Karamzin's cultural moment: Tapio Liinoja and Olli Ahvenlahti

Karamzin's cultural moment: Tapio Liinoja and Olli Ahvenlahti

Wed 17.4.2024 14:00
Children's Cultural Centre Aurora, Järvenperäntie 1-3, Espoo
An enthusiast's guide from Tokyo to the Tapiola exhibition

An enthusiast's guide from Tokyo to the Tapiola exhibition

Wed 17.4.2024 17:30
Ahertajantie 3, 02100 Espoo
Bird trip to Finnoo

Bird trip to Finnoo

Wed 17.4.2024 18:00
Suomenlahdentie, Espoo
Someone always gets lost - a play

Someone always gets lost - a play

Fri 12.4.2024 19:00 - Thu 18.4.2024 21:45
Kannusillankatu 4, 02770 Espoo
Rule of law Espoo

Rule of law Espoo

Mon 8.4.2024 19:00 - Wed 8.5.2024 21:00
& Espoon Theater, Revontulentie 8, 02100 Espoo
The joys and sorrows of grandparenthood - introductions and discussion

The joys and sorrows of grandparenthood - introductions and discussion

Thu 18.4.2024 17:00
Ahertajantie 3, 02100 Espoo
Mr. Hakkarainen is on an adventure

Mr. Hakkarainen is on an adventure

Sat 6.4.2024 14:00 - Sun 21.4.2024 15:45
Juhannusmäki 2, 02200 Espoo
REKO Leppävaara

REKO Leppävaara

Thu 8.2.2024 18:30 - Thu 19.9.2024 19:00
Maantienpelto, 02650 Espoo
Kupla Spring Fling Burlesque & Drag

Kupla Spring Fling Burlesque & Drag

Fri 19.4.2024 19:00
Kauppamiehentie 7, 02100 Espoo
Art & Wine Staycation

Art & Wine Staycation

Sat 17.2.2024 - Sun 21.4.2024
Hanasaari – Hanaholmen, Hanasaarenranta 5, Espoo
Nuuksio Reindeer Park

Nuuksio Reindeer Park

Sat 2.3.2024 12:00 - Sun 15.12.2024 16:00
Nuuksiontie 83, 02820 Espoo
Laajalahti bird tour from Otaniemi

Laajalahti bird tour from Otaniemi

Sat 20.4.2024 18:00
Konemiehentie 2, 02150 Espoo
Kari Asikainen: Merelle watercolor exhibition.

Kari Asikainen: Merelle watercolor exhibition.

Mon 22.4.2024 - Sun 5.5.2024
Akvarelli Ateljee Espoo, Hakraantie 2, 02650 Espoo
ESPOO'S FAMOUS MANSIONS AND PEOPLE

ESPOO'S FAMOUS MANSIONS AND PEOPLE

Tue 23.4.2024 09:30
Bodomintie 37, 02740 Espoo
2024 Ice Hockey Under-18 World Championship

2024 Ice Hockey Under-18 World Championship

Thu 25.4.2024 14:00 - Sun 5.5.2024 00:00
Urheilupuistontie 3, 02120 Espoo
Monika Sosnowska: An Order Apart

Monika Sosnowska: An Order Apart

Wed 6.3.2024 11:00 - Sun 15.12.2024 17:00
Ahertajantie 5, Espoo
Public sauna- & winter swimming

Public sauna- & winter swimming

Wed 29.11.2023 - Sun 21.4.2024
Vesiurheilukeskus Laguuni, Keilalahdentie 8, Espoo
Villain and Constable Kerttu

Villain and Constable Kerttu

Wed 24.4.2024 10:00 - Sun 19.5.2024 17:00
Theater Hevosenkenkä, Kotinäyttämö, Juhannusmäki 2, 02200 ESPOO
Gift horse museum theater performance

Gift horse museum theater performance

Fri 8.3.2024 17:30 - Sat 27.4.2024 11:00
Ahertajantie 3, 02100 Espoo
Fine art students' spring exhibition: Everything that is near you

Fine art students' spring exhibition: Everything that is near you

Wed 17.4.2024 18:00 - Sun 26.5.2024 15:00
Itätuulenpiha 1, 02100 Espoo
TOUCH: SAASTAMOINEN FOUNDATION ART COLLECTION EXHIBITION

TOUCH: SAASTAMOINEN FOUNDATION ART COLLECTION EXHIBITION

Wed 26.6.2019 11:00 - Sun 3.2.2030 17:00
Ahertajantie 5, Espoo
Exclusive Evening Tour in the Archipelago - Kopparnäs

Exclusive Evening Tour in the Archipelago - Kopparnäs

Sat 1.6.2024 - Sat 31.8.2024
10160 Kopparnäs
A morning for the little ones at Museo Leikki

A morning for the little ones at Museo Leikki

Fri 26.4.2024 09:00
Ahertajantie 3, 02100 Espoo
My equal life exhibition

My equal life exhibition

Tue 7.5.2024 09:00 - Sat 25.5.2024 18:00
Siltakatu 11, 02770 Espoo
Experiments in Concretism

Experiments in Concretism

Wed 6.3.2024 11:00 - Sun 23.2.2025 17:00
Ahertajantie 5, Espoo
Exclusive Day Tour on an Island - Linlo

Exclusive Day Tour on an Island - Linlo

Wed 1.5.2024 - Mon 30.9.2024
Linlo, Kirkkonummi
Huisk huisk - May Day decorations  workshop

Huisk huisk - May Day decorations workshop

Sat 27.4.2024 10:00
Järvenperäntie 1-3, 02940 Espoo
Acts of nature! - an event for the whole family

Acts of nature! - an event for the whole family

Sat 27.4.2024 10:00
Elfvikintie 4, 02600 Espoo
Kuplakirppis flea market 27.4.

Kuplakirppis flea market 27.4.

Sat 27.4.2024 11:00
Kauppamiehentie 7, 02100 Espoo
Tschabalala Self: Around the Way

Tschabalala Self: Around the Way

Wed 8.5.2024 11:00 - Sun 4.5.2025 17:00
Ahertajantie 5, Espoo
Glo Grill Kitchen Season Menu: Orange

Glo Grill Kitchen Season Menu: Orange

Mon 26.2.2024 17:00 - Tue 16.4.2024 21:00
Leppävaarankatu 1, 02600 Espoo
The opening of the adventure park Huippu's summer season

The opening of the adventure park Huippu's summer season

Sat 27.4.2024 22:00 - Wed 1.5.2024 18:00
Vanha maantie 15, Espoo
From Tokyo to Tapiola - Special Exhibition on Japanese Popular Culture in Finland

From Tokyo to Tapiola - Special Exhibition on Japanese Popular Culture in Finland

Wed 17.4.2024 - Sun 22.3.2026
Ahertajantie 3, 02100 Espoo
Vasantotsav 2024:YATRA

Vasantotsav 2024:YATRA

Sun 28.4.2024 11:00
Tietotie 6, 02150 Espoo
Finnish Nature exhibition

Finnish Nature exhibition

Sun 1.10.2023 - Tue 30.4.2024
Nuuksiontie 84, Espoo
Exclusive Day Tour in the Archipelago - Kopparnäs

Exclusive Day Tour in the Archipelago - Kopparnäs

Wed 1.5.2024 - Mon 30.9.2024
10160 Kopparnäs
Rent a fatbike from Hotel Korpilampi

Rent a fatbike from Hotel Korpilampi

Sun 1.1.2023 00:00 - Tue 31.12.2024 23:59
Korpilammentie 5, 02970 Espoo
Freja's May Day brunch

Freja's May Day brunch

Tue 30.4.2024 12:00 - Wed 1.5.2024 15:00
Suomenlahdentie 7, 02230 Espoo
Tapio Wirkkala – Form

Tapio Wirkkala – Form

Wed 5.10.2022 20:00 - Sun 6.10.2024 22:00
EMMA - Espoon modernin taiteen museo, Ahertajantie 5, Espoo
Rent a fatbike from Matinkylä

Rent a fatbike from Matinkylä

Mon 1.1.2024 00:00 - Tue 31.12.2024 23:59
02230 Espoo
Vappunen!- May Day Festival

Vappunen!- May Day Festival

Tue 30.4.2024 17:00
Järvenperäntie 1-3, 02940 Espoo
Exhibition: Chorus sinensis

Exhibition: Chorus sinensis

Fri 15.3.2024 17:00 - Sun 1.9.2024 20:00
Hanasaarenranta 5, Espoo
Adventure Golf Oittaa - season opening

Adventure Golf Oittaa - season opening

Wed 1.5.2024 10:00
Oittaantie, 02740 Espoo
May Day brunch of Bodom Manor

May Day brunch of Bodom Manor

Wed 1.5.2024 11:00
Bodominkuja 7, 02940 Espoo
May Day Brunch at GLO Hotel Sello

May Day Brunch at GLO Hotel Sello

Wed 1.5.2024 12:00
Leppävaarankatu 1, 02600 Espoo
Bodom Manor's French brunch

Bodom Manor's French brunch

Sat 6.4.2024 11:00 - Sun 21.4.2024 16:00
Bodominkuja 7, 02940 Espoo
Bryk & Wirkkala viewing warehouse

Bryk & Wirkkala viewing warehouse

Sat 1.9.2018 11:00 - Tue 1.1.2030 17:00
EMMA- Museum of Modern Art, Ahertajantie 5, Espoo
The magic of plants - picturesque graphics

The magic of plants - picturesque graphics

Wed 13.3.2024 - Sun 19.5.2024
Elfvikintie 4, 02600 Espoo
Bodom Team

Bodom Team

Fri 3.5.2024 13:45
Savupirtintie, 02740 Espoo
April Jazz Club + WeeGee: Hille-Könighofer Experience

April Jazz Club + WeeGee: Hille-Könighofer Experience

Fri 3.5.2024 18:00
Ahertajantie 5, 02100 Espoo
Spring concert of Espoo Laulu and Tapiola Entertainment Orchestra

Spring concert of Espoo Laulu and Tapiola Entertainment Orchestra

Fri 3.5.2024 19:00
Läntinen koulupolku 3, 02700 Kauniainen
Love Records’ LoveProge afterparty in Kupla: Säilä and From Grotto

Love Records’ LoveProge afterparty in Kupla: Säilä and From Grotto

Fri 3.5.2024 20:30 - Sat 4.5.2024 02:00
Kauppamiehentie 7, 02100 Espoo
The Riddle of the Lost Dance | An exercise adventure

The Riddle of the Lost Dance | An exercise adventure

Sat 4.5.2024 10:00
Lasten kulttuurikeskus Aurora, Järvenperäntie 1-3, Espoo
Creativity Saturday: Seascapes - drawing workshop

Creativity Saturday: Seascapes - drawing workshop

Sat 4.5.2024 10:00
Hanasaarenranta 5, Espoo
Bodom Trail

Bodom Trail

Sat 4.5.2024 10:00
Savupirtintie, 02740 Espoo
Outdoor Saturdays at Haltia - The Finnish Nature Centre 2024

Outdoor Saturdays at Haltia - The Finnish Nature Centre 2024

Sat 6.1.2024 10:00 - Sat 7.12.2024 18:00
Nuuksiontie 84, Espoo
Leikki's laboratory exhibition

Leikki's laboratory exhibition

Fri 13.5.2022 15:00 - Mon 2.12.2030 17:00
Museo Leikki, Ahertajantie 3, 02100 Espoo
Laajalahti bird tour from Villa Elfvik

Laajalahti bird tour from Villa Elfvik

Sat 4.5.2024 18:00
Elfvikintie 4, 02600 Espoo
Kolorado, Eteläranta and Nättinassut 4.5.

Kolorado, Eteläranta and Nättinassut 4.5.

Sat 4.5.2024 19:00
Kauppamiehentie 7, 02100 Espoo
A fairytale moment in the badger forest

A fairytale moment in the badger forest

Sun 7.1.2024 11:00 - Sun 5.5.2024 11:20
Elfvikintie 4, 02600 Espoo
ZinZingen: And I'm not afraid of this world - Eurovision show

ZinZingen: And I'm not afraid of this world - Eurovision show

Sun 5.5.2024 16:00
Kulttuuriaukio 2, 02100 Espoo
Wine evenings at Restaurant Villa Lilla

Wine evenings at Restaurant Villa Lilla

Wed 7.2.2024 18:00 - Wed 8.5.2024 20:00
Laturinkuja 10, 02650 Espoo
Excursion to Hanikka nature trail

Excursion to Hanikka nature trail

Thu 9.5.2024 09:00
Suvisaarentie 9, 02380 Espoo
Comedy bubble: Stand Up – spring 2024

Comedy bubble: Stand Up – spring 2024

Thu 4.4.2024 19:00 - Thu 9.5.2024 21:00
Kauppamiehentie 7, 02100 Espoo
April Jazz Club: Sam Ospovat Expressive Olympics

April Jazz Club: Sam Ospovat Expressive Olympics

Fri 10.5.2024 18:00
Kauppamiehentie 7, 02100 Espoo
Magic in a dough form - art workshop

Magic in a dough form - art workshop

Sat 11.5.2024 10:00
Järvenperäntie 1-3, 02940 Espoo
Orienteering Championship sprint and World Ranking Event in Espoo

Orienteering Championship sprint and World Ranking Event in Espoo

Sat 11.5.2024 10:00
Espoon Suunta, Kylänvanhimmanpiha 7, 02210 Espoo
Outdoor Flea Market in Haltia

Outdoor Flea Market in Haltia

Sat 11.5.2024 11:00
Nuuksiontie 84, Espoo
Painting graphics workshop

Painting graphics workshop

Sat 11.5.2024 13:00
Elfvikintie 4, 02600 Espoo
Adventure golf - On Mother's Day, moms play for free

Adventure golf - On Mother's Day, moms play for free

Sun 12.5.2024 10:00
Oittaantie, 02740 Espoo
Mother's Day Brunch at Glo Hotel Sello

Mother's Day Brunch at Glo Hotel Sello

Sun 12.5.2024 12:00
Leppävaarankatu 1, 02600 Espoo
Karamzin's cultural moment: Let's sing together - Mari Kätkä

Karamzin's cultural moment: Let's sing together - Mari Kätkä

Tue 13.2.2024 15:00 - Tue 14.5.2024 15:50
Järvenperäntie 1-3, Espoo
Duruflé: Requiem

Duruflé: Requiem

Thu 16.5.2024 19:00
Kirkkopolku 6, 02100 Espoo
Wild herb course Fri 17.5.24 Toppelund park, Espoo

Wild herb course Fri 17.5.24 Toppelund park, Espoo

Fri 17.5.2024 17:30
Toppelundintie, Espoo
April Jazz Club: KP's Soul/Funk Unit feat BESS

April Jazz Club: KP's Soul/Funk Unit feat BESS

Fri 17.5.2024 18:00
Tapionaukio 3, Espoo
Gravel Primavera

Gravel Primavera

Sat 18.5.2024 09:00
Breakaway CC, Backby Manor, Bodomintie 37, 02740 Espoo
Evening singing trip to Iso Huopalahti

Evening singing trip to Iso Huopalahti

Sat 18.5.2024 20:00
Tarvonsalmenkatu 2, 02600 Espoo
Relaxation Retreat on a Deserted Island

Relaxation Retreat on a Deserted Island

Mon 20.5.2024 16:30 - Wed 21.8.2024 12:00
Tvijälp, Espoo
Waterfront Walkway Day

Waterfront Walkway Day

Sat 25.5.2024 14:00
Haukilahden uimaranta, Espoo
Night singer trip to Iso Huopalahti

Night singer trip to Iso Huopalahti

Sat 25.5.2024 21:00
Tarvonsalmenkatu 2, 02600 Espoo
Mindfuleness at the sea

Mindfuleness at the sea

Sun 26.5.2024 10:00 - Thu 18.7.2024 18:00
Suvisaarentie, 02380 Espoo
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