21 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

21 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tampa, Florida
Fly + Drive:  15 h 45 min
1
Tuusula
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Loviisa
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Vantaa
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
4
Espoo
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
5
Helsinki
— 12 nights
Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Tampa, Florida

1
day
Tuusula

Tuusula ©
Tuusula is a municipality of Finland. On the 8th (Fri), stroll the grounds of Tuusula Church, explore the world behind art at Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lemmenlaakson luonnonsuojelualue, and finally identify plant and animal life at Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula).

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Tuusula trip itinerary planning tool.

Tampa, USA to Tuusula is an approximately 15.5- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Tampa to Tuusula. Traveling from Tampa in March, things will get colder in Tuusula: highs are around 37°F and lows about 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Loviisa.

Things to do in Tuusula

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Jarvenpaa
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Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) ©
Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula)
Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo ©
Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo
Tuusula Church ©
Tuusula Church

3
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Loviisa: Kotka (Maritime Centre Vellamo, Maretarium, &more), Lahti (Sibelius Hall, Vesijärvi harbor, &more) and Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo). There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Laivasilta, contemplate the long history of Ungern and Rosen Fortresses, and make a trip to Svartholm Fortress.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Loviisa trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Tuusula to Loviisa takes 1.5 hours. March in Loviisa sees daily highs of 35°F and lows of 23°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Vantaa.

Things to do in Loviisa

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Lahti, Porvoo Old Town
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Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland

2
nights
Vantaa

Vantaa ©
Though technically its own city, Vantaa is considered by many to be a Helsinki suburb, and it is where most visitors land when they fly to Finland.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): stroll around Kuusijarvi, then get answers to all your questions at Fazer Experience Visitor Centre, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pyhan Laurin kirkko, and finally get curious at Heureka. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: buy something for everyone on your list at Flamingo Entertainment Center, take an in-depth tour of Finnish Aviation Museum, then see the interesting displays at Vantaa Art Museum, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Naurusaari Indoor Playground.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Vantaa trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Loviisa to Vantaa in an hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 37°F, and evening lows to 23°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Espoo.

Things to do in Vantaa

Museums Parks Shopping
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Heureka ©
Heureka
Vantaa Art Museum ©
Vantaa Art Museum
Pyhan Laurin kirkko ©
Pyhan Laurin kirkko

2
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. On the 14th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhan Katarinan kirkko, then make a trip to Fiskars Village, and then get answers to all your questions at Haltia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Espoo Cathedral, explore the activities along Kaitalampi, then admire the striking features of Hvittrask, and finally admire the masterpieces at EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Espoo route planner.

Espoo is just a short distance from Vantaa. In March, daytime highs in Espoo are 37°F, while nighttime lows are 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Espoo

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Hvittrask, Fiskars Village, Pyhan Katarinan kirkko
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Kaitalampi ©
Kaitalampi
EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art ©
EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art
Hvittrask ©
Hvittrask

12
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.
Pack the 18th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, and make a trip to Senate Square.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

Helsinki is just a short distance from Espoo. In March, daytime highs in Helsinki are 37°F, while nighttime lows are 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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