15 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

15 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Helsinki Region visit planner

©
This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

Start: Buffalo
Fly + Drive:  17 h
1
Loviisa
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Helsinki
— 13 nights
Fly + Bus:  15 h 15 min
End: Buffalo

1
day
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. On the 2nd (Thu), take in the waterfront at Laivasilta, examine the collection at Loviisa Maritime Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Loviisan kirkko, then don't miss a visit to Svartholm Fortress, and finally steep yourself in history at Ungern and Rosen Fortresses.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Loviisa sightseeing website.

Buffalo, USA to Loviisa is an approximately 16- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Buffalo in May; daily highs in Loviisa reach 60°F and lows reach 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay May 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Loviisan kirkko ©
Loviisan kirkko
Loviisa Maritime Museum ©
Loviisa Maritime Museum
Ungern and Rosen Fortresses ©
Ungern and Rosen Fortresses

13
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Relax by the water at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Vantaa (Heureka & Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto), Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Riimikko) and Espoo (Nuuksio National Park, Kaitalampi, &more). Pack the 6th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and identify plant and animal life at Laajalahti Nature Reserve.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip planning website.

Drive from Loviisa to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. In May in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Espoo, Vantaa, Porvoo, Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula)
Find places to stay May 2 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

Similar Plans

16 days in Helsinki Region BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 16 days in Helsinki Region BY A USER FROM POLAND July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 25 days in Helsinki Region BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 6 days in Helsinki Region BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, popular sights Preferences: November Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Helsinki Region BY A USER FROM CANADA December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 5 days in Helsinki Region BY A USER FROM HONG KONG SAR CHINA November, popular sights Preferences: November Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in Helsinki Region BY A USER FROM FRANCE August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 5 days in Helsinki Region BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 1 day in Helsinki Region BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Helsinki Region BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 5 days in Helsinki Region BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, popular sights Preferences: November Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 3 days in Helsinki Region BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans