26 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

26 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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26 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Lagos
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Loviisa
— 13 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 10 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Lagos

13
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Loviisa is known for historic sites, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Ungern and Rosen Fortresses, take a leisurely stroll along Laivasilta, see the interesting displays at Loviisa Maritime Museum, and don't miss a visit to Svartholm Fortress.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Loviisa trip planner.

Lagos, Nigeria to Loviisa is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lagos to Loviisa due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Lagos in November: high temperatures in Loviisa hover around 3°C and lows are around -1°C. On the 10th (Mon), you'll travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

#Museums, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 27 — Dec 10:
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Svartholm Fortress ©
Svartholm Fortress

10
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Rock Church and Helsinki Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Porvoo (Taidetehdas - Culture and Congress Center & Porvoo Old Town). Pack the 16th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, stop by Marimekko, hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall, and perfect your strike at Flamingo Entertainment Centre.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Loviisa to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Loviisa in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Helsinki, with highs around 3°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Museums, #Shopping

Side Trips

Porvoo, Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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