18 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

18 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  17 h
1
Loviisa
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Helsinki
— 15 nights
+2
Fly + Train + Subway:  12 h 15 min
End: New York City

1
night
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, shop like a local with Nasin Kartanon Galleria, then look for gifts at Riimikko, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Castle Hill, then see the interesting displays at Porvoo Museum/Holm House, then steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, and finally have fun at Porvoo Swimming Pool.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Loviisa tour itinerary tool.

New York City, USA to Loviisa is an approximately 21- hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in July: high temperatures in Loviisa hover around 70°F and lows are around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Riimikko ©
Riimikko
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop
Nasin Kartanon Galleria ©
Nasin Kartanon Galleria

15
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.
Head to Market Square Kauppatori and Jumbo Shopping Centerfor some retail therapy. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Espoo (Nuuksio National Park, Arctic Expedition, &more). Pack the 18th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and stop by Katajanokka.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki travel route builder tool.

Getting from Loviisa to Helsinki by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can 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
Market Square Kauppatori ©
Market Square Kauppatori
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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