10 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
2
Loviisa
— 3 nights

6
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.
Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Katajanokka and Kansallisgalleria. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Paavolan Tammi (in Lohjan Island), Turku (Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, Turku Castle, &more) and Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Mannerheim Museum, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, explore the world behind art at Design Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki holiday planner.

Berlin, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Turku, Paavolan Tammi, Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

3
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Get some cultural insight at Hamina Old Town and Maritime Centre Vellamo. Step off the beaten path and head to Arboretum Mustila and Sapokka Water Garden. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Loviisa: Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo), Kotka (Linden Esplanade, Riverside Park, &more) and Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area (in Kouvola). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Stromforsin Ruukki.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Loviisa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Loviisa takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Porvoo Old Town, Hamina Old Town, Arboretum Mustila, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki

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