17 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

17 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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17 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 13 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Loviisa
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Frankfurt

13
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Aurinkolahti Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Hakaniemi Market. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Espoo (Arctic Expedition & Kaitalampi), Vantaa (Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto & Heureka, the Finnish Science Centre) and Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) (in Tuusula). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, identify plant and animal life at Laajalahti Nature Reserve, and brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

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Frankfurt, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Frankfurt in July, things will get slightly colder in Helsinki: highs are around 25°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Espoo, Vantaa, Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula)
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Room Escape Games
Heureka ©
Heureka

3
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Step off the beaten path and head to Porvoo Old Town and Riimikko. Explore Loviisa's surroundings by going to Porvoo (Fredrika Runebergs Park, Castle Hill, & more). There's lots more to do: revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, pause for some serene contemplation at Loviisan kirkko, relax in the rural setting at Bosgard, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orthodox Church Porvoo.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Loviisa holiday planning site .

You can drive from Helsinki to Loviisa in 1.5 hours. In July in Loviisa, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Nasin Kartanon Galleria ©
Nasin Kartanon Galleria
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

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