8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Loviisa
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

3
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Appreciate the collections at Maritime Centre Vellamo and Art Gallery Merila. Get a sense of the local culture at Stromforsin ruukki and Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Loviisa side-trips: Kotka (Beach Mansikkalahti, St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, & more) and Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Loviisa online tour itinerary planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Loviisa is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. When traveling from Tel Aviv in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Loviisa, with highs around 23°C, while nights are colder with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

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

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mannerheim Museum and Cathedral of Porvoo. Let the collections at Kansallisgalleria and Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo) capture your imagination. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Heureka (in Vantaa) and Porvoo (Fredrika Runebergs Park, Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, & more). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the striking features of The National Library of Finland, make a trip to Hakaniemi Market, and stop by Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa).

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Loviisa to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. 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 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Porvoo, Vantaa
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The Aalto House ©
The Aalto House
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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