22 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

22 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 16 nights
2
Loviisa
— 4 nights

16
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Vantaa (Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, VM Karting Center, &more), Jarvenpaa (Alvar Aalto"s Villa Kokkonen, Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius, &more) and Espoo (Nuuksio National Park, Arctic Expedition, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and make a trip to Senate Square.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Helsinki online vacation maker.

New York City, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. Traveling from New York City in May, expect Helsinki to be little chillier, temps between 60°F and 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Vantaa, Jarvenpaa, Espoo, Halosenniemi Museum, The Finnish Railway Museum
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

4
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Loviisa: Valkmusa National Park (in Siltakyla), Hiidenkirnut (in Askola) and Porvoo (Porvoo Old Town, Cathedral of Porvoo, &more). There's still lots to do: visit a coastal fixture at Söderskärin majakka, stop by Riimikko, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Loviisan kirkko, and contemplate the long history of Ungern and Rosen Fortresses.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Loviisa road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Loviisa takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in May, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Porvoo, Valkmusa National Park, Hiidenkirnut
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The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut

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