10 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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10 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Drive:  25​h
1
Loviisa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

2
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Step off the beaten path and head to Porvoo Old Town and Brunberg Candy Factory Shop. Get out of town with these interesting Loviisa side-trips: Porvoo (Fredrika Runebergs Park, Castle Hill, & more). The adventure continues: stop by Riimikko, take in the waterfront at Laivasilta, make a trip to Svartholm Fortress, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orthodox Church Porvoo.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Loviisa trip itinerary builder website .

Melbourne, Australia to Loviisa is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Melbourne to Loviisa. In September in Loviisa, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop

5
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 Room Escape Games. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 46 minutes away. Pack the 24th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner .

You can drive from Loviisa to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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