7 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Loviisa
— 2 nights

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Nuuksio National Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The National Museum of Finland and Johannes Church. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Heureka (in Vantaa), Hame Castle (in Hameenlinna) and Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo, Porvoo Old Town, &more). The adventure continues: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), contemplate the long history of The Aalto House, don't miss a visit to SkyWheel Helsinki, and shop like a local with Hakaniemi Market.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki online driving holiday planner.

Frankfurt, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Frankfurt to Helsinki. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Frankfurt in July: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 25°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Porvoo, Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum, Heureka, Hame Castle, Nuuksio National Park
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
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), admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, then examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, then look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Michael Church. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Stromforsin Ruukki, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, and finally get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Loviisa online journey builder.

You can drive from Helsinki to Loviisa in 1.5 hours. In July in Loviisa, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Kotka, Ruotsinpyhtaa, St Michael Church, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Arboretum Mustila
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila

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