17 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

17 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Helsinki Region trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
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Helsinki
— 13 nights
Drive
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Loviisa
— 3 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Brussels

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Helsinki

— 13 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Attractions like Temppeliaukio Church and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa), Espoo (Kaitalampi, Nuuksio National Park, &more) and Kuhakoski Waterfall (in Nurmijarvi). Pack the 3rd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, stroll around The Esplanadi Park, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki online attractions planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Brussels to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Loviisa

— 3 nights
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Explore Loviisa's surroundings by going to Hiidenkirnut (in Askola), Siltakyla (Valkmusa National Park & Kokkovuori (Bonfire Mountain)) and The Runeberg Home (in Porvoo). There's more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Söderskärin majakka.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Loviisa trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Loviisa takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Loviisa are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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