16 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

16 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 10 nights
2
Loviisa
— 5 nights

10
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Espoo (Nuuksio National Park & Arctic Expedition), Porvoo (Pieni Suklaatehdas, Porvoo Old Town, &more) and Laune Central Park (in Lahti). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Helsinki is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Barcelona to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Barcelona in August: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Porvoo, Espoo, Vantaa, Laune Central Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

5
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Loviisa: Kotka (Maritime Centre Vellamo, Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, &more), Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Hiidenkirnut (in Askola). There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Loviisa trip planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Loviisa in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Loviisa can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kotka, Arboretum Mustila, Hiidenkirnut, St Michael Church, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth ©
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth

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