5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Loviisa
— 1 night
Fly:  25​h
End: Brisbane

1
night
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 22nd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): get a new perspective on things with Norman Travels, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Korkeasaari Zoo, and then stop by Pien.

Plan my day in Helsinki using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Brisbane, Australia to Helsinki is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. In May, Helsinki is a bit cooler than Brisbane - with highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): make a trip to Svartholm Fortress and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Loviisan kirkko.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Loviisa online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Helsinki to Loviisa in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 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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