12 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

12 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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12 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Jyvaskyla
Drive:  3 h 15 min
1
Loviisa
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Helsinki
— 10 nights
Drive:  3 h
End: Jyvaskyla

1
night
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): look for gifts at Riimikko, then revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill, shop like a local with Nasin Kartanon Galleria, contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, then stroll through Runeberg Park, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Loviisan kirkko.

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Jyvaskyla to Loviisa is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. May in Loviisa sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Riimikko ©
Riimikko
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home
Castle Hill ©
Castle Hill

10
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Katajanokka. Head to Market Square Kauppatori and Jumbo Shopping Centerfor some retail therapy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Espoo (Nuuksio National Park & Arctic Expedition). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, buy something for everyone on your list at Kamppi Shopping Centre, trek along Pornaistenniemi Nature Trail, and look for gifts at Artisaani.

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Traveling by car from Loviisa to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Helsinki are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Espoo, Vantaa
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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