21 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

21 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Loviisa
— 1 night
2
Helsinki
— 18 nights

1
night
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, shop like a local with Nasin Kartanon Galleria, stop by Riimikko, thenmake a trip to Porvoo Old Town, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Loviisan kirkko. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Runeberg Park, see the interesting displays at Porvoo Museum/Holm House, get to know the fascinating history of Castle Hill, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Loviisa is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Dubai in May: high temperatures in Loviisa hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Riimikko ©
Riimikko
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop

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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.
Visiting Nuuksio National Park and Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) will get you outdoors. You'll explore and learn at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Mannerheim Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Tuusula (Lotta Museum & Halosenniemi Museum), Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Espoo (Arctic Expedition & Kaitalampi). Pack the 29th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Sinebrychoff Art Museum, wander the streets of Katajanokka, admire the striking features of Johannes Church, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

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Traveling by car from Loviisa to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. In May in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Espoo, Tuusula, Vantaa, Söderskärin majakka
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Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
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Mannerheim Museum

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