24 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

24 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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24 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Porto
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Loviisa
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 22 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Porto

1
day
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the waterfront at Laivasilta, see the interesting displays at Loviisa Maritime Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Loviisan kirkko, and finally make a trip to Svartholm Fortress.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Loviisa itinerary planner .

Porto, Portugal to Loviisa is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Porto in August, with highs in Loviisa at 23°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

Museums Historic Sites
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Loviisan kirkko ©
Loviisan kirkko
Svartholm Fortress ©
Svartholm Fortress

22
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Visiting Nuuksio National Park and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Espoo (Kaitalampi & Stora Herro Island), Tuusula (Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) & Lotta Museum) and Porvoo (Söderskärin majakka, Bosgard Organic Farm, & more). Pack the 11th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, stroll through Aurinkolahti Beach, meet the residents at Korkeasaari Zoo, and head off the coast to Pihlajasaari Recreational Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Loviisa to Helsinki by car takes about 1.5 hours. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Porvoo, Espoo, Vantaa, Tuusula
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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