5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 1 night
2
Loviisa
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha and then look for gifts at Pien Shop & Bar.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Helsinki online trip itinerary builder.

Brisbane, Australia to Helsinki is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Brisbane to Helsinki, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in May; daily highs in Helsinki reach 18°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Svartholm Fortress and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Loviisan kirkko.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Loviisa trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Helsinki to Loviisa in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Loviisa are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

Historic Sites
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Loviisan kirkko ©
Loviisan kirkko
Svartholm Fortress ©
Svartholm Fortress

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