15 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

15 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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15 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  13​h
1
Helsinki
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Loviisa
— 5 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Toronto

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.
When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately 46 minutes away. Pack the 2nd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary planner .

Toronto, Canada to Helsinki is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Helsinki is 7 hours. In December, daytime highs in Helsinki are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Vantaa Art Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

5
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Explore Loviisa's surroundings by going to Kotka (Riverside Park, Santalahti Nature Trail, & more) and Porvoo (The Runeberg Home, Cathedral of Porvoo, & more). It doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry and look for gifts at Riimikko.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Loviisa online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Loviisa takes 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Loviisa can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -12°C. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Porvoo, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

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