15 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

15 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  6 h
1
Helsinki
— 11 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Loviisa
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: London

11
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Johannes Church will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Tuusula (Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) & Tuusula Church), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). Pack the 24th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of The Aalto House, pause for some serene contemplation at Kallio Church, look for all kinds of wild species at Laajalahti Nature Reserve, and see the interesting displays at Mannerheim Museum.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Helsinki online trip planner.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Helsinki is 2 hours. June in Helsinki sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Espoo, Tuusula, Vantaa
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

3
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cathedral of Porvoo and Loviisan kirkko. Visit The Runeberg Home and Orthodox Church Porvoo for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Loviisa side-trips: Porvoo (Nasin Kartanon Galleria, Castle Hill, &more). There's lots more to do: revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, look for gifts at Riimikko, and take in the waterfront at Laivasilta.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Loviisa trip site.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Loviisa takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Loviisan kirkko ©
Loviisan kirkko
Orthodox Church Porvoo ©
Orthodox Church Porvoo

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