8 days in Helsinki Region & Lappeenranta Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region & Lappeenranta Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland tour planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Loviisa
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Loviisa
— 1 night
Drive
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Lappeenranta
— 3 nights
Drive
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Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly

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Loviisa

— 1 night
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo and then take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Loviisa trip planner.

Milan, Italy to Loviisa is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Milan to Loviisa due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Milan in August: high temperatures in Loviisa hover around 23°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Loviisa

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Lappeenranta

— 3 nights

Town of Lindens

On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Repovesi National Park and Lappeenranta Fortress. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Imatra Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal, and don't miss a visit to Sandcastle Lappeenranta.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Lappeenranta online attractions planner.

You can drive from Loviisa to Lappeenranta in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Lappeenranta are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 12 — 15:

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and shop like a local with Hakaniemi Market.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Helsinki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks
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