8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Florence
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Loviisa
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Fly + train:  7​h 15​min
End: Florence

1
day
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Loviisan kirkko, contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, pause for some serene contemplation at Orthodox Church Porvoo, then stop by Riimikko, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Loviisa trip planner .

Florence, Italy to Loviisa is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Florence in May, with highs in Loviisa at 18°C and lows at 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Porvoo
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The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home
Loviisan kirkko ©
Loviisan kirkko
Orthodox Church Porvoo ©
Orthodox Church Porvoo

6
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.
Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Rock Church and Ullanlinna are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Katajanokka, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and stroll through The Esplanadi Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online vacation builder .

You can drive from Loviisa to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. May in Helsinki sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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