5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
bus:  45​min
2
Porvoo
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
3
Loviisa
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Helsinki
— 1 night
End: Helsinki

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then wander the streets of Katajanokka, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki holiday planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In March, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 37°F, while at night they dip to 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
day
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): experience rural life at Bosgard, don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, and then get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Porvoo online holiday planner .

Getting from Helsinki to Porvoo by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 37°F, and evening lows to 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Loviisa.

Things to do in Porvoo

Shopping
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Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

1
day
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. On the 1st (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Loviisan kirkko, steep yourself in history at Stromforsin ruukki, then look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park, and finally take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Loviisa trip maker .

Loviisa is just a stone's throw from Porvoo. April in Loviisa sees daily highs of 45°F and lows of 30°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Kotka, Stromforsin ruukki
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Loviisan kirkko ©
Loviisan kirkko
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

1
night
Helsinki

Helsinki
On the 2nd (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

You can drive from Loviisa to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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