16 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

16 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  17 h 30 min
1
Loviisa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Helsinki
— 12 nights
Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Newark

2
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park, identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Loviisan kirkko. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Linden Esplanade, stroll through Santalahti Nature Trail, and then make a trip to Stromforsin Ruukki.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Loviisa trip planning tool.

Newark, USA to Loviisa is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Loviisa is 7 hours. Traveling from Newark in May, things will get a bit cooler in Loviisa: highs are around 60°F and lows about 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Stromforsin Ruukki, Arboretum Mustila
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Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki

12
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Teijo National Park. Visit Bellevue Beach and Aurinkolahti Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Tulliniemi Nature Path (in Hanko), Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Raseborg (Raseborg Castle, Ekenas Archipelago National Park, &more). Spend the 26th (Sun) exploring nature at Nuuksio National Park. And it doesn't end there: stop by Katajanokka, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki tour 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. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Raseborg, Hanko, Espoo, Teijo National Park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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