12 days in Uusimaa Itinerary

12 days in Uusimaa Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip itinerary maker

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

12 days in Uusimaa Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Raseborg
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Ruotsinpyhtaa
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Amsterdam

6
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.
Attractions like Nuuksio National Park and Hietaranta Beach make great kid-friendly stops. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Spas & Wellness. Change things up with a short trip to Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto in Vantaa (about 32 minutes away). Pack the 28th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, explore the galleries of Mannerheim Museum, stroll through Sibelius Monument, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki visit planner .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Helsinki. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Raseborg.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

4
nights
Raseborg

Raseborg ©
Raseborg is a town and municipality of Finland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bellevue Beach and Paavolan Tammi. Visit Raseborg Castle and Lohjan Pyhan Laurin Kirkko the Church of St Lawrence Lohja for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Raseborg side-trips: Pyhan Katarinan kirkko (in Karjaa) and Hanko (Pike's Gut, Hanko Water Tower, & more). Spend the 2nd (Wed) exploring nature at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Snappertunan kirkko, and don't miss a visit to Ekenas Old Town.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Raseborg online day trip planner .

You can drive from Helsinki to Raseborg in 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Raseborg are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ruotsinpyhtaa.

Things to do in Raseborg

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Hanko, Paavolan Tammi, Lohjan Pyhan Laurin Kirkko the Church of St Lawrence Lohja, Snappertunan kirkko, Pyhan Katarinan kirkko
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 2:
Highlights from your plan
Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen ©
Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen
Paavolan Tammi ©
Paavolan Tammi
Ekenas Archipelago National Park ©
Ekenas Archipelago National Park

1
night
Ruotsinpyhtaa

Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Ruotsinpyhtää is a former municipality of Finland. On the 3rd (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Loviisan kirkko, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa, and then take a stroll through Stromforsin ruukki.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ruotsinpyhtaa trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Raseborg to Ruotsinpyhtaa takes 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Raseborg in January: highs in Ruotsinpyhtaa hover around -6°C, while lows dip to -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ruotsinpyhtaa

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Loviisan kirkko
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Stromforsin ruukki ©
Stromforsin ruukki
Loviisan kirkko ©
Loviisan kirkko
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa