11 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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11 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Luxembourg City
Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Loviisa
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 9 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Luxembourg City

1
day
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): make a trip to Svartholm Fortress, then take a leisurely stroll along Laivasilta, then see the interesting displays at Loviisa Maritime Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Ungern and Rosen Fortresses.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Loviisa road trip tool .

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Loviisa is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Luxembourg City to Loviisa. When traveling from Luxembourg City in August, plan for slightly colder days in Loviisa, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

Museums Historic Sites
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Loviisa Maritime Museum ©
Loviisa Maritime Museum
Svartholm Fortress ©
Svartholm Fortress
Ungern and Rosen Fortresses ©
Ungern and Rosen Fortresses

9
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Aurinkolahti Beach. Visiting Korkeasaari Zoo and Nuuksio National Park will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, stroll through Hietaranta Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, and steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip app .

You can drive from Loviisa to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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