40 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

40 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bangkok
Fly + Drive:  15 h 30 min
1
Loviisa
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Vantaa
— 2 nights
Train:  15 min
3
Helsinki
— 29 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Bangkok

6
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Discover out-of-the-way places like Beach Mansikkalahti and Valkmusa National Park. Visiting Aijanniemi Beach and Hiidenkirnut will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Loviisa side-trips: Kotka (Kymi Church, Santalahti Nature Trail, &more), Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala) and Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Ungern and Rosen Fortresses, learn about all things military at Bunker Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, and admire the landmark architecture of Main Building of Military School.

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

Bangkok, Thailand to Loviisa is an approximately 15.5- hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Bangkok to Loviisa due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Bangkok in July; daily highs in Loviisa reach 24°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Vantaa.

Things to do in Loviisa

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Hamina, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Valkmusa National Park, Hiidenkirnut
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Valkmusa National Park ©
Valkmusa National Park

2
nights
Vantaa

Vantaa ©
Though technically its own city, Vantaa is considered by many to be a Helsinki suburb, and it is where most visitors land when they fly to Finland.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Vantaa City Museum, see the interesting displays at Lotta Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula). On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Vantaa trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Loviisa to Vantaa takes an hour. In July in Vantaa, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Vantaa

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Tuusula
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Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula) ©
Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula)
Lotta Museum ©
Lotta Museum
Vantaa City Museum ©
Vantaa City Museum

29
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.
Get in touch with nature at Aurinkolahti Beach and Teijo National Park. Explore hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Johannes Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Pyhan Katarinan kirkko (in Karjaa), Raseborg (Ekenas Archipelago National Park, Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen, &more) and Hanko (Bellevue Beach & Tulliniemi Nature Path). Pack the 4th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of The Aalto House, wander the streets of Katajanokka, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and shop like a local with Hakaniemi Market.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

Helsinki is just a short distance from Vantaa. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Espoo, Raseborg, Kirkkonummi, Pernio, Hanko
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The Aalto House ©
The Aalto House
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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