22 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

22 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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22 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Lahore
Fly + Drive:  32​h
1
Loviisa
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 12 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Lahore

8
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Step off the beaten path and head to Sapokka Water Garden and Valkmusa National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Loviisa: Hiidenkirnut (in Askola), Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Kotka (St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, & more). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Stromforsin ruukki, contemplate the long history of Ungern and Rosen Fortresses, pause for some serene contemplation at Loviisan kirkko, and take in nature's colorful creations at Eijas Garden.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Loviisa day trip planning site .

Lahore, Pakistan to Loviisa is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Lahore to Loviisa, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lahore in September, things will get much colder in Loviisa: highs are around 17°C and lows about 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Pyhtaa, Ruotsinpyhtaa, Valkmusa National Park, St Michael Church
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Valkmusa National Park ©
Valkmusa National Park

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Porvoo Old Town. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Heureka (in Vantaa), Porvoo (Brunberg Candy Factory Shop & Cathedral of Porvoo) and Espoo (Nuuksio National Park & Serena Water Park). Pack the 25th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Spend the 30th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, walk around Kaivopuisto, and admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukion Church.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki vacation planner .

You can drive from Loviisa to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. In September in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Porvoo, Vantaa, Espoo
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church

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