10 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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10 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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

3
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sapokka Water Garden and Santalahti Nature Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Loviisa: Kotka (Riverside Park, Fuksinpuisto Park, & more) and Ankkapurha Culture Park (in Kouvola). There's more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Stromforsin ruukki and pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Loviisa trip planning website .

Zurich, Switzerland to Loviisa is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Zurich to Loviisa. In May, Loviisa is a bit cooler than Zurich - with highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Kotka, Stromforsin ruukki, Ankkapurha Culture Park, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
Ankkapurha Culture Park ©
Ankkapurha Culture Park

2
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. On the 29th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirkkonummen kirkko, see the interesting displays at Fiskars museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lohjan Pyhan Laurin Kirkko the Church of St Lawrence Lohja, and finally see the interesting displays at Talomuseo Glims. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Nuuksio National Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Espoo online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Loviisa to Espoo takes 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Espoo

#Tours, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Fiskars museum, Lohjan Pyhan Laurin Kirkko the Church of St Lawrence Lohja, Kirkkonummen kirkko
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Kirkkonummen kirkko ©
Kirkkonummen kirkko
Fiskars museum ©
Fiskars museum

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Sibelius Monument. Pack the 2nd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: expand your understanding of the military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip planning site .

Helsinki is very close to Espoo. In May, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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