7 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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7 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Loviisa
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Frankfurt

4
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 some historical perspective at Laurinmaki nature and culture area, Crofter's Museum and Mannerheim Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Aalto House and Cathedral of Porvoo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Heureka (in Vantaa), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Porvoo (Porvoo Old Town & Brunberg Candy Factory Shop). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Johannes Church, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki tour itinerary builder tool .

Frankfurt, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Frankfurt to Helsinki is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Frankfurt in July, with highs in Helsinki at 25°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Porvoo, Heureka, Nuuksio National Park, Hame Castle, Laurinmaki nature and culture area, Crofter's Museum
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

2
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. On the 30th (Tue), stroll around Sapokka Water Garden, then see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, then look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Michael Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Stromforsin ruukki, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, then appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, and finally examine the collection at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Loviisa road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Loviisa takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kotka, Ruotsinpyhtaa, St Michael Church, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Arboretum Mustila
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 31:
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St Michael Church ©
St Michael Church
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila

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