26 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

26 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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26 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  18​h
1
Loviisa
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 19 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Toronto

5
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Escape the urban bustle at Hiidenkirnut and Valkmusa National Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Söderskärin majakka and Loviisan kirkko. Explore Loviisa's surroundings by going to Porvoo (The Runeberg Home, Cathedral of Porvoo, & more) and Siltakyla (Kokkovuori (Bonfire Mountain) & Huutjarvi Lake). The adventure continues: stop by Riimikko, revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Orthodox Church Porvoo.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Loviisa travel route builder app .

Toronto, Canada to Loviisa is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Toronto to Loviisa, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in January, expect Loviisa to be slightly colder, temps between -6°C and -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Porvoo, Siltakyla, Hiidenkirnut
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Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut
Valkmusa National Park ©
Valkmusa National Park
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home

19
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukion Church. Get some cultural insight at Helsinki Cathedral and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Espoo (Nuuksio National Park, Arctic Expedition, & more), Kuhakoski Waterfall (in Nurmijarvi) and Sipoo (Sipoonkorpi National Park & Kaunissaari). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and hike along Pornaistenniemi Nature Trail.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki travel route planning app .

Getting from Loviisa to Helsinki by car takes about 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Espoo, Vantaa, Sipoo, Tuusula, Jarvenpaa
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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