10 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Zurich
Fly + Drive:  7 h 30 min
1
Loviisa
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Espoo
— 2 nights
Train:  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. Explore hidden gems such as Sapokka Water Garden and Katariina Seaside Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Loviisa: Kotka (Riverside Park, Fuksinpuisto Park, &more). It doesn't end there: make a trip to Stromforsin Ruukki and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry.

To find out how to plan a trip to Loviisa, use our trip itinerary maker.

Zurich, Switzerland to Loviisa is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Zurich to Loviisa is 1 hour. In May, Loviisa is slightly colder than Zurich - with highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Espoo.

Things to do in Loviisa

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Kotka, Stromforsin Ruukki, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Katariina Seaside Park ©
Katariina Seaside Park
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail

2
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. On the 29th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Kirkkonummen kirkko, then contemplate the long history of Fiskars Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Lawrence, and finally have fun and explore at Talomuseo Glims. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Nuuksio National Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Espoo trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Loviisa to Espoo takes 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Espoo are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Espoo

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kirkkonummen kirkko, Church of St. Lawrence, Fiskars Museum
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Fiskars Museum ©
Fiskars Museum
Church of St. Lawrence
Church of St. Lawrence

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like 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: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaari Zoo, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

Helsinki is just a short distance from Espoo. May in Helsinki sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off 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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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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