15 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

15 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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15 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Loviisa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 12 nights
+2
Fly + bus + subway:  14​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

1
night
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): steep yourself in history at Ungern and Rosen Fortresses, examine the collection at Loviisa Maritime Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Laivasilta, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Loviisan kirkko, and finally don't miss a visit to Svartholm Fortress.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Loviisa travel planning app .

Washington DC, USA to Loviisa is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Washington DC to Loviisa. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Washington DC in July, with highs in Loviisa at 70°F and lows at 55°F. You'll set off for Helsinki on the 22nd (Mon).

Things to do in Loviisa

Historic Sites Museums
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Loviisan kirkko ©
Loviisan kirkko
Svartholm Fortress ©
Svartholm Fortress

12
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fortress of Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo). Pack the 28th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Rock Church, stop by Marimekko, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and soothe aching muscles at Flamingo Entertainment Centre.

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Traveling by car from Loviisa to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

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