15 days in Helsinki & Loviisa Itinerary

15 days in Helsinki & Loviisa Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 7 nights
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Loviisa
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Helsinki

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Mannerheim Museum and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Church of Hollola (in Hollola), Fagervik Museum (in Inkoo) and Bellevue Beach (in Hanko). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, stop by Katajanokka, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki tour itinerary planner.

Santiago, Chile to Helsinki is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Santiago to Helsinki. January in Helsinki sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Side Trips

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

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Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Beach Mansikkalahti and St. John's Church. Step out of the city life by going to Santalahti Nature Trail and Valkmusa National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Loviisa: Bunker Museum (in Virolahti), Hamina (Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, Marian Kirkko, &more) and Kotka (Kymi Church, Kotka Church, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, stop by Riimikko, and contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Loviisa planning app.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Loviisa takes 1.5 hours. January in Loviisa sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

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Valkmusa National Park ©
Valkmusa National Park
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop