16 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

16 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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16 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Loviisa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 12 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: London

2
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cathedral of Porvoo and Castle Hill. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop and Riimikko. Change things up with these side-trips from Loviisa: Porvoo (Porvoo Old Town, Porvoo Museum/Holm House, & more). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Loviisan kirkko, examine the collection at Loviisa Maritime Museum, steep yourself in history at Ungern and Rosen Fortresses, and take a leisurely stroll along Laivasilta.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Loviisa trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Loviisa is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from London to Loviisa, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Loviisan kirkko ©
Loviisan kirkko
Ungern and Rosen Fortresses ©
Ungern and Rosen Fortresses

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Visiting Nuuksio National Park and Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) will get you outdoors. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Vantaa (Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto & Heureka, the Finnish Science Centre), Arctic Expedition (in Espoo) and Tuusula Church (in Tuusula). Pack the 22nd (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: make a trip to Hakaniemi Market, examine the collection at Mannerheim Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Laajalahti Nature Reserve.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Loviisa to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Espoo, Vantaa, Tuusula
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Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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