17 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

17 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 11 nights
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Espoo
— 2 nights
3
Loviisa
— 3 nights

11
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Adventure Park Zippy. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Mannerheim Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) (in Tuusula). Pack the 25th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, take a peaceful walk through Kivinokka, and step off the mainland to explore Pihlajasaari Recreational Park.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Helsinki day trip planning tool.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Espoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Vantaa, Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula)
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): explore the engaging exhibits at Talomuseo Glims, then look for all kinds of wild species at Laajalahti Nature Reserve, and then explore the world behind art at Gallen-Kallela Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Lawrence, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Snappertunan kirkko, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Espoo route maker app.

Espoo is just a stone's throw from Helsinki. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Loviisa.

Things to do in Espoo

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Snappertunan kirkko, Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen, Church of St. Lawrence
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Laajalahti Nature Reserve ©
Laajalahti Nature Reserve
Gallen-Kallela Museum ©
Gallen-Kallela Museum
Church of St. Lawrence
Church of St. Lawrence

3
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Explore hidden gems such as Arboretum Mustila and St. Nicholas Orthodox Church. Visiting Riverside Park and Santalahti Nature Trail will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Loviisa side-trips: Main Building of Military School (in Hamina), Kotka (Palotorninvuori Park & Linden Esplanade) and Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala).

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Loviisa tour itinerary app.

Getting from Espoo to Loviisa by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Loviisa are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Kotka, Main Building of Military School, Salpa Line Museum, Arboretum Mustila
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Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum

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