15 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

15 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Helsinki Region tour planner

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Make it your trip
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Helsinki
— 11 nights
Drive
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Loviisa
— 3 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Amsterdam

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Helsinki

— 11 nights

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The National Museum of Finland. Your inner history buff will appreciate Temppeliaukio Church and The Aalto House. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Heureka (in Vantaa) and Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius (in Jarvenpaa). Pack the 26th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Sinebrychoff Art Museum, take a stroll through Katajanokka, browse the exhibits of Mannerheim Museum, and steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki vacation planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Helsinki. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Loviisa

— 3 nights
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Porvoo and The Runeberg Home. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Porvoo Old Town and Villa Mandala. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Loviisa: Porvoo (Castle Hill & Runeberg Park). There's still lots to do: visit a coastal fixture at Söderskärin majakka and get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Loviisa day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Loviisa takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

Historic Sites · Spas · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

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