22 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

22 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Helsinki Region travel route maker

Make it your trip
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Helsinki
— 18 nights
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Loviisa
— 3 nights
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Helsinki

— 18 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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: Jarvenpaa (Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius & Lemmenlaakson luonnonsuojelualue), Espoo (Nuuksio National Park, Kaitalampi, &more) and Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) (in Tuusula). The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

Paris, France to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Helsinki is 1 hour. Traveling from Paris in October, expect Helsinki to be little chillier, temps between 10°C and 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 15 — Nov 2:

Loviisa

— 3 nights
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Change things up with these side-trips from Loviisa: Hiidenkirnut (in Askola) and Porvoo (The Runeberg Home, Cathedral of Porvoo, &more). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Söderskärin majakka, stop by Riimikko, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Loviisan kirkko, and get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Loviisa trip builder site.

You can drive from Helsinki to Loviisa in 1.5 hours. In November in Loviisa, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 2 — 5: