10 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Loviisa
— 4 nights
2
Porvoo
— 2 nights
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights

4
nights
Loviisa

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 °C, while nighttime lows are °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

Side Trips

Kotka, Hamina, Arboretum Mustila, Salpa Line Museum, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©

2
nights
Porvoo

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, thenvisit a coastal fixture at Söderskärin majakka, thenget 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, thencontemplate 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 °C and lows of °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 Nature Parks

Side Trip

Hiidenkirnut
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home

3
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.
You've now added Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum) to your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Get some historical perspective at Temppeliaukio Church and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), don't miss a visit to Senate Square, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaari Zoo, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

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You can drive from Porvoo to Helsinki in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum)
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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