37 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

37 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dublin
Fly:  6 h
1
Helsinki
— 22 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Loviisa
— 14 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Dublin

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Espoo (Nuuksio National Park & Arctic Expedition), Tuusula (Lotta Museum & Halosenniemi Museum) and Vantaa (VM Karting Center, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, &more). Pack the 11th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Dublin to Helsinki. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Dublin in February; daily highs in Helsinki reach 0°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Espoo, Vantaa, Tuusula, Söderskärin majakka
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) ©
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)

14
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Venture out of the city with trips to Porvoo (The Devil's Stairs, Castle Hill, &more). And it doesn't end there: stop by Riimikko, contemplate the long history of Ungern and Rosen Fortresses, examine the collection at Loviisa Maritime Museum, and don't miss a visit to Svartholm Fortress.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Loviisa online tour planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Loviisa in 1.5 hours. In March in Loviisa, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -5°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 15th (Fri).

Things to do in Loviisa

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Porvoo Museum/Holm House ©
Porvoo Museum/Holm House
Riimikko ©
Riimikko
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

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