14 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

14 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 8 nights
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Loviisa
— 4 nights
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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 outdoors at Nuuksio National Park and Arctic Expedition. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and The National Museum of Finland. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Heureka in Vantaa--about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Sinebrychoff Art Museum, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip planning app.

Kansas City, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Kansas City in July, expect Helsinki to be little chillier, temps between 71°F and 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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4
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Loviisa

Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cathedral of Porvoo and Söderskärin majakka. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Runeberg Home and Orthodox Church Porvoo. Change things up with these side-trips from Loviisa: Hiidenkirnut (in Askola), Valkmusa National Park (in Siltakyla) and Porvoo (Castle Hill, Porvoo Old Town, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Ungern and Rosen Fortresses, look for gifts at Riimikko, and get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Loviisa online trip builder.

Drive from Helsinki to Loviisa in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Loviisa can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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