16 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

16 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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16 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  1 h 15 min
1
Loviisa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Helsinki
— 12 nights
Fly + Subway:  7 h 15 min
End: Athens

2
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. On the 3rd (Sat), revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, and then take a stroll through Linden Esplanade.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Loviisa trip itinerary planning site .

Helsinki to Loviisa is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Kotka, Porvoo, Hiidenkirnut, Arboretum Mustila, Hamina Old Town
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo

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.
Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Katajanokka. Visit Bellevue Beach and Aurinkolahti Beach for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Paavolan Tammi (in Lohjan Island), Espoo (Nuuksio National Park & Arctic Expedition) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). Spend the 12th (Mon) exploring nature at Teijo National Park. Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukion Church, trek along Pornaistenniemi Nature Trail, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki attractions planning tool .

You can drive from Loviisa to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Vantaa, Espoo, Gumbostrand Konst & Form, King's Road, Teijo National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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