12 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

12 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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12 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Winnipeg
Fly + Drive:  18​h 30​min
1
Loviisa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 9 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Winnipeg

1
night
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. On the 12th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Loviisan kirkko, then revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, then take in the exciting artwork at Nasin Kartanon Galleria, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town. On your second day here, look for gifts at Riimikko, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill, then steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, and finally have fun at Porvoo Swimming Pool.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Loviisa online sightseeing planner .

Winnipeg, Canada to Loviisa is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Winnipeg to Loviisa, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Winnipeg in August, with highs in Loviisa at 23°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

Shopping Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Loviisan kirkko ©
Loviisan kirkko

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.
Get some cultural insight at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Helsinki Cathedral. Popular historic sites such as Rock Church and The Esplanadi Park are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Vantaa (Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto & Heureka, the Finnish Science Centre) and Espoo (Nuuksio National Park, Arctic Expedition, & more). Pack the 15th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and examine the collection at Mannerheim Museum.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Helsinki 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 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Espoo, Vantaa
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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