15 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

15 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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15 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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

1
day
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in the waterfront at Laivasilta, see the interesting displays at Loviisa Maritime Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Loviisan kirkko, then don't miss a visit to Svartholm Fortress, and finally contemplate the long history of Ungern and Rosen Fortresses.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Loviisa road trip planner.

Buffalo, USA to Loviisa is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Buffalo to Loviisa, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Buffalo in May, expect Loviisa to be a bit cooler, temps between 60°F and 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

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

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Popular historic sites such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Rock Church are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Vantaa (Heureka, the Finnish Science Centre & 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. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and don't miss a visit to Hakaniemi Market.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Loviisa to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 43°F. 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 Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Espoo, Porvoo, Vantaa, Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula)
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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