6 days in Helsinki Region & Kuusamo Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki Region & Kuusamo Itinerary

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Drive to London Heathrow Airport, Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Loviisa
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Loviisa
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Kuusamo
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Kuusamo
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Loviisa

Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. On the 30th (Fri), enjoy the sea views from Söderskärin majakka and then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Loviisa road trip tool.

London, UK to Loviisa is an approximately 9-hour combination of car and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Loviisa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Kuusamo

— 2 nights
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 31st (Sat), relax and rejuvenate at Rukaland, head outdoors with Karhunkierros, then get a dose of the wild on Ruka Safaris Ltd - Day Tours, and finally experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, stroll through Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, and then wander the wide-open spaces of Kujala Reindeer Farm.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kuusamo trip itinerary builder tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Loviisa to Kuusamo. July in Kuusamo sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Spas

Side Trip

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Helsinki

— 3 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, make a trip to Senate Square, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip builder.

Getting from Kuusamo to Helsinki by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Kuusamo in August, you will find days in Helsinki are somewhat warmer (24°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping
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