8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Helsinki Region trip planner

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Helsinki
— 5 nights
Drive
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Loviisa
— 2 nights
Drive

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary planning website.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Helsinki. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can 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. 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 · Nature · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

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