11 days in Helsinki Region & Turku Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki Region & Turku Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Loviisa
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Loviisa
— 1 night
Drive
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Turku
— 3 nights
Drive
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Helsinki
— 6 nights
Fly

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Loviisa

— 1 night
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): get a taste of the local shopping with Nasin Kartanon Galleria. On the next day, look for gifts at Riimikko, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, then make a trip to Söderskärin majakka, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Loviisa trip website.

Milan, Italy to Loviisa is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Milan in August, with highs in Loviisa at 23°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Loviisa

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums

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Turku

— 3 nights
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Turku Castle and Naantali Church. Get out of town with these interesting Turku side-trips: Rauma (Old Rauma & The Church of the Holy Cross). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, get engrossed in the history at Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House, get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island, and pedal to the sights with Bike Rental - by Carfield.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Turku trip builder tool.

Getting from Loviisa to Turku by car takes about 3 hours. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Helsinki

— 6 nights

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.
Bring the kids along to Temppeliaukio Church and Senate Square. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. Pack the 15th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip tool.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks · Nature

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