11 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Helsinki Region trip planner

Make it your trip
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Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive
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Loviisa
— 2 nights
Drive
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Porvoo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Helsinki
— 1 night
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Helsinki

— 5 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.
Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Museum-lovers will appreciate Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Helsinki University Museum (Helsingin Yliopiston Museo). Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo), Bellevue Beach (in Hanko) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, and visit Katajanokka.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki tour planner.

Manchester, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Manchester to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 21 — 26:

Loviisa

— 2 nights
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. On the 27th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Arboretum Mustila, then see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, and then see the interesting displays at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Valkmusa National Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Loviisa online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Loviisa takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Loviisa

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 26 — 28:

Porvoo

— 2 nights
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, then explore the striking landscape at Hiidenkirnut, then visit a coastal fixture at Söderskärin majakka, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Porvoo trip planner.

Porvoo is just a short distance from Loviisa. In June, daily temperatures in Porvoo can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 28 — 30:

Helsinki

— 1 night

Daughter of the Baltic

Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki road trip app.

Drive from Porvoo to Helsinki in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Spas · Historic Sites
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