15 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

15 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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15 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Tampa
bus + Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 11 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Loviisa
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Tampa

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Espoo (Nuuksio National Park & Serena Water Park). Pack the 24th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and stroll through Hietaranta Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Helsinki day trip planning site .

Tampa, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Tampa to Helsinki, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Tampa in December, with highs in Helsinki at 37°F and lows at 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Espoo, Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

2
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): make a trip to Svartholm Fortress, then take in the waterfront at Laivasilta, then examine the collection at Loviisa Maritime Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Ungern and Rosen Fortresses.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Loviisa trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Helsinki to Loviisa by car takes about 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Loviisa can reach 22°F, while at night they dip to 13°F. On the 5th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Loviisa

Museums Historic Sites
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Svartholm Fortress ©
Svartholm Fortress

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