8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Loviisa
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Copenhagen

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Helsinki trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Helsinki is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Copenhagen to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

4
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Santalahti Nature Trail and Arboretum Mustila. Escape the urban bustle at Lehman and Fagerö Kaunissaari. Explore Loviisa's surroundings by going to Kotka (Riverside Park, Linden Esplanade, & more) and Valkmusa National Park (in Siltakyla). It doesn't end there: wander the streets of Stromforsin ruukki.

To see ratings and tourist information, go to the Loviisa driving holiday planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Loviisa in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Loviisa can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Stromforsin ruukki, Valkmusa National Park, Arboretum Mustila, Fagerö Kaunissaari
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Valkmusa National Park ©
Valkmusa National Park
Stromforsin ruukki ©
Stromforsin ruukki

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