8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 5 nights
2
Loviisa
— 2 nights

5
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.
Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip planning website.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Helsinki. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

2
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): examine the collection at Porvoo Doll and Toy Museum, then take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenkirnut, then visit a coastal fixture at Söderskärin majakka, and finally take in the waterfront at Laivasilta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, stop by Riimikko, then contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Loviisa road trip site.

You can drive from Helsinki to Loviisa in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Loviisa can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Porvoo, Hiidenkirnut
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The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut

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