22 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

22 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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22 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 18 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Loviisa
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h
End: Paris

18
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Espoo (Nuuksio National Park, Kaitalampi, & more), Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) (in Tuusula) and Jarvenpaa (Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius & Lemmenlaakson luonnonsuojelualue). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), look for all kinds of wild species at Laajalahti Nature Reserve, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Paris, France to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Paris to Helsinki. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Paris in October: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 10°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Espoo, Vantaa, Jarvenpaa, Kaunissaari, Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula)
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) ©
Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula)

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: Porvoo (The Runeberg Home, Cathedral of Porvoo, & more) and Hiidenkirnut (in Askola). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Söderskärin majakka, stop by Riimikko, take a leisurely stroll along Laivasilta, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Loviisan kirkko.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Loviisa day trip planner .

You can drive from Helsinki to Loviisa in 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Porvoo, Hiidenkirnut
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

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