15 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

15 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. On the 21st (Sun), contemplate the long history of Ungern and Rosen Fortresses, see the interesting displays at Loviisa Maritime Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Laivasilta, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Loviisan kirkko, and finally don't miss a visit to Svartholm Fortress.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Loviisa trip planning tool.

Washington DC, USA to Loviisa is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Washington DC in July, with highs in Loviisa at °F and lows at °F. You'll set off for Helsinki on the 22nd (Mon).

Things to do in Loviisa

Museums Historic Sites
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Loviisa Maritime Museum ©
Loviisa Maritime Museum
Loviisan kirkko ©
Loviisan kirkko
Ungern and Rosen Fortresses ©
Ungern and Rosen Fortresses


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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Shop till you drop at Old Market Hall and Marimekko. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo). Pack the 28th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and stroll around The Esplanadi Park.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Helsinki holiday planning site.

Getting from Loviisa to Helsinki by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Flamingo Entertainment Center, Porvoo Old Town
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral