37 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

37 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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37 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 22 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Loviisa
— 14 nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Espoo (Nuuksio National Park & Arctic Expedition), Vantaa (VM Karting Center, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, & more) and Tuusula (Lotta Museum & Halosenniemi Museum). Pack the 11th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip planner .

Dublin, Ireland to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 2 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Dublin in February; daily highs in Helsinki reach 0°C and lows reach -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Vantaa, Espoo, Tuusula, Söderskärin majakka
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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 (Castle Hill, Cathedral of Porvoo, & more). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Riimikko, contemplate the long history of Ungern and Rosen Fortresses, revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and take in the pleasant sights at The Devil's Stairs.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Loviisa trip planner .

Drive from Helsinki to Loviisa in 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Loviisa can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. On the 15th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Nasin Kartanon Galleria ©
Nasin Kartanon Galleria
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home

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