8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Helsinki Region trip itinerary planner

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Fly
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Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive
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Loviisa
— 2 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Vilnius

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Helsinki

— 5 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.
Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and shop like a local with Market Square Kauppatori.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki itinerary planner.

Vilnius, Lithuania to Helsinki is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. When traveling from Vilnius in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

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Loviisa

— 2 nights
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. On the 16th (Sun), steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, then examine the collection at Porvoo Museum/Holm House, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenkirnut. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Söderskärin majakka, then admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, then get to know the fascinating history of Castle Hill, and finally stop by Riimikko.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Loviisa tour builder website.

Drive from Helsinki to Loviisa in 1.5 hours. In August in Loviisa, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

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