11 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Loviisa
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Porvoo
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
4
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Manchester

5
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 historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Kansallisgalleria and Helsinki University Museum (Helsingin Yliopiston Museo). Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Bellevue Beach (in Hanko), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), visit Ullanlinna, and take a stroll through Katajanokka.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki journey builder site.

Manchester, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-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. June in Helsinki sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bellevue Beach, Nuuksio National Park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

2
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. On the 27th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, thensee the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, and then take an in-depth tour of 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

Side Trips

Kotka, Arboretum Mustila, Valkmusa National Park
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Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Valkmusa National Park ©
Valkmusa National Park

2
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
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, thenexplore the striking landscape at Hiidenkirnut, thenvisit 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 Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hiidenkirnut, Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo ©
Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home

1
night
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Helsinki trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Porvoo to Helsinki takes 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

Historic Sites
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Johannes Church ©
Johannes Church

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