17 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

17 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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17 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 14 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Loviisa
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Newark

14
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.
Get in touch with nature at Korkeasaari Zoo and Pihlajasaari Recreational Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Porvoo Old Town. Venture out of the city with trips to Espoo (Stora Herro Island, Nuuksio National Park, & more), Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) (in Tuusula) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). Pack the 3rd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sibelius Monument.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Newark, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 7 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Newark in June, with highs in Helsinki at 65°F and lows at 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Espoo, Porvoo, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula)
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

1
night
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Loviisa itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Loviisa takes 1.5 hours. In July in Loviisa, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

#Historic Sites
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Loviisan kirkko ©
Loviisan kirkko
Svartholm Fortress ©
Svartholm Fortress

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