21 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

21 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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21 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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

3
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cathedral of Porvoo and The Runeberg Home. Your inner history buff will appreciate Loviisan kirkko and Orthodox Church Porvoo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Loviisa: Porvoo (Castle Hill, Fredrika Runebergs Park, & more). There's much more to do: stop by Riimikko, take a leisurely stroll along Laivasilta, contemplate the long history of Ungern and Rosen Fortresses, and don't miss a visit to Svartholm Fortress.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Loviisa trip builder .

Frankfurt, Germany to Loviisa is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Frankfurt in May, things will get a bit cooler in Loviisa: highs are around 18°C and lows about 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Loviisan kirkko ©
Loviisan kirkko
Ungern and Rosen Fortresses ©
Ungern and Rosen Fortresses

17
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Laajalahti Nature Reserve. Rock Church and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Vantaa (Heureka, the Finnish Science Centre & Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto), Kaitalampi (in Espoo) and Söderskärin majakka (in Porvoo). Pack the 1st (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Loviisa to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Helsinki are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Vantaa, Espoo, Tuusula, Söderskärin majakka
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
The Aalto House ©
The Aalto House
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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