11 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  7 h 15 min
1
Loviisa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Helsinki
— 8 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Brussels

2
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Castle Hill, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, thenlook for gifts at Riimikko, and finally explore the striking landscape at Hiidenkirnut. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the waterfront at Laivasilta, steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, visit a coastal fixture at Söderskärin majakka, thenmake a trip to Porvoo Old Town, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Loviisa trip itinerary builder website.

Brussels, Belgium to Loviisa is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Loviisa. Traveling from Brussels in September, expect nights in Loviisa to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

Historic Sites Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Porvoo, Hiidenkirnut
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut
Riimikko ©
Riimikko

8
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.
Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki holiday planner.

You can drive from Loviisa to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Side Trips

Vantaa, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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