16 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

16 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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16 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Loviisa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 13 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Newark

1
night
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. On the 13th (Sat), look for gifts at Riimikko, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fredrika Runebergs Park, steep yourself in history at Castle Hill, steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop. On the next day, take a leisurely stroll along Laivasilta, pause for some serene contemplation at Loviisan kirkko, see the interesting displays at Porvoo Museum/Holm House, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally stroll through Runeberg Park.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Loviisa tour itinerary planner.

Newark, USA to Loviisa is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Newark to Loviisa, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Newark in April; daily highs in Loviisa reach 45°F and lows reach 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Castle Hill ©
Castle Hill
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home

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 out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Espoo (Nuuksio National Park, Arctic Expedition, & more) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). Pack the 18th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner .

You can drive from Loviisa to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. In April in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 47°F during the day and 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Espoo, Vantaa
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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