24 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

24 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  7 h 30 min
1
Loviisa
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Espoo
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
3
Helsinki
— 20 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Brussels

1
night
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Loviisa road trip website.

Brussels, Belgium to Loviisa is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Loviisa. In July, daily temperatures in Loviisa can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Espoo.

Things to do in Loviisa

Museums Historic Sites
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Loviisa Maritime Museum ©
Loviisa Maritime Museum
Svartholm Fortress ©
Svartholm Fortress
Loviisan kirkko ©
Loviisan kirkko

2
nights
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): get all the information you need at Haltia, look for all kinds of wild species at Paavolan Tammi, and then identify plant and animal life at Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen. Here are some ideas for day two: tee off at Hirsala Golf and then cruise along King's Road.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Espoo trip planner.

You can drive from Loviisa to Espoo in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Espoo can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Espoo

Outdoors Scenic Drive Golf

Side Trips

King's Road, Hirsala Golf, Paavolan Tammi, Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen
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King's Road ©
King's Road
Hirsala Golf ©
Hirsala Golf
Haltia ©
Haltia

20
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto and Pihlajasaari Recreational Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kaivopuisto. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Söderskärin majakka (in Porvoo), Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) (in Tuusula) and Fagerö Kaunissaari (in Pyhtaa). Pack the 11th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

Helsinki is just a short distance from Espoo. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Söderskärin majakka, Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula), Fagerö Kaunissaari
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) ©
Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula)

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