12 days in Helsinki Region & Aland Island Itinerary

12 days in Helsinki Region & Aland Island Itinerary

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Loviisa
— 4 nights
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Mariehamn
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
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Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Do some cultural sightseeing at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum and Linden Esplanade. Bring the kids along to Beach Mansikkalahti and Riverside Park. Get out of town with these interesting Loviisa side-trips: Santalahti Nature Trail (in Kotka), Valkmusa National Park (in Siltakyla) and Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenkirnut, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Loviisa trip planner.

Milan, Italy to Loviisa is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Milan to Loviisa due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Milan in August, with highs in Loviisa at 23°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mariehamn.

Things to do in Loviisa

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Wildlife Area
Arboretum Mustila
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National Park
Valkmusa National Park
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Mariehamn

Mariehamn ©
Mariehamn is the capital of Åland, an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Kobba Klintar, learn about all things military at Aland Maritime Museum, and then examine the collection at Museumship Pommern. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Kastelholm Castle, then see the interesting displays at Aland Hunting & Fishing Museum, and then take in the waterfront at The Maritime Quarter.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Loviisa to Mariehamn. August in Mariehamn sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mariehamn

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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Must see
Kastelholm Castle
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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

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 a sense of the local culture at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Snappertunan kirkko. Get in touch with nature at Nuuksio National Park and Hiidenvuori. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Bellevue Beach (in Hanko) and Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area (in Kouvola). Pack the 12th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Katajanokka, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki journey builder website.

Traveling by flight from Mariehamn to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Theme Parks

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