8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Helsinki Region attractions planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive
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Loviisa
— 4 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Copenhagen Kastrup Airport

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Helsinki

— 3 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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Kids will appreciate attractions like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Market Square Kauppatori. Pack the 10th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, and look for gifts at Pien Shop & Bar.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki visit planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Helsinki is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Copenhagen to Helsinki is 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Loviisa

— 4 nights
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Bring the kids along to Lehman and Santalahti Nature Trail. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Valkmusa National Park and Riverside Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Loviisa: Kotka (Linden Esplanade & Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth), Fagerö Kaunissaari (in Pyhtaa) and Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki). There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Stromforsin Ruukki.

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Getting from Helsinki to Loviisa by car takes about 1.5 hours. July in Loviisa sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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