12 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

12 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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12 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly + Drive:  8​h
1
Loviisa
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 8 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Paris

3
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Bring the kids along to Beach Mansikkalahti and Lehman. Get outdoors at Arboretum Mustila and Riverside Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Loviisa: Hiidenkirnut (in Askola) and Kotka (Sapokka Water Garden, Maritime Centre Vellamo, & more). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Loviisa trip itinerary builder app .

Paris, France to Loviisa is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Loviisa is 1 hour. Traveling from Paris in August, expect nights in Loviisa to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are little chillier, around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kotka, Hiidenkirnut, Arboretum Mustila, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Lehman ©
Lehman
Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut

8
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nuuksio National Park and Katajanokka. Escape the urban bustle at Bellevue Beach and Tulliniemi Nature Path. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Porvoo Old Town), Heureka (in Vantaa) and Teijo National Park (in Pernio). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, and admire the striking features of Johannes Church.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner .

Traveling by car from Loviisa to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Hanko, Porvoo, Teijo National Park, Heureka, Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Heureka ©
Heureka
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach

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