17 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

17 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Loviisa
— 2 nights
2
Helsinki
— 13 nights

2
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Get some historical perspective at The Runeberg Home and Orthodox Church Porvoo. Cathedral of Porvoo and Castle Hill are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Loviisa: Porvoo (Porvoo Old Town, Porvoo Museum/Holm House, &more). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Loviisan kirkko, revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, take in the waterfront at Laivasilta, and stop by Riimikko.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Loviisa holiday maker tool.

London, UK to Loviisa is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 2 hours. August in Loviisa sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home
Castle Hill ©
Castle Hill

13
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Nuuksio National Park and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Espoo (Kaitalampi & Arctic Expedition) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). Pack the 17th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and go for a walk through Uutelan luontopolku.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Loviisa to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Espoo, Vantaa
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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