10 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Loviisa
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Loviisa
— 4 nights
Drive
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Porvoo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly

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Loviisa

Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Let the collections at Salpa Line Museum and Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Maritime Centre Vellamo and Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Loviisa: Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki), Hamina (Hamina Fortress, Hamina Town Hall, &more) and Kotka (Santalahti Nature Trail, Riverside Park, &more). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Loviisan kirkko.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Loviisa holiday planning site.

Hamburg, Germany to Loviisa is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Hamburg to Loviisa, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Loviisa are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Loviisa

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 12 — 16:

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Porvoo

Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 17th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenkirnut, then visit a coastal fixture at Söderskärin majakka, then get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, examine the collection at Porvoo Museum/Holm House, then contemplate the long history of Castle Hill, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Porvoo online travel route planner.

Porvoo is very close to Loviisa. July in Porvoo sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 18:

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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
You've now added Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum) to your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Get some historical perspective at Helsinki Cathedral and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Helsinki online trip planner.

Getting from Porvoo to Helsinki by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 21: