8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Loviisa
— 4 nights

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Kids will appreciate attractions like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Pack the 10th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

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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. Traveling from Copenhagen to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

4
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Bring the kids along to Lehman and Linden Esplanade. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Valkmusa National Park and Fagerö Kaunissaari. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Loviisa: Kotka (Riverside Park, Santalahti Nature Trail, &more) 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

Side Trips

Kotka, Valkmusa National Park, Fagerö Kaunissaari, Stromforsin Ruukki, Arboretum Mustila
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Valkmusa National Park ©
Valkmusa National Park
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Lehman ©
Lehman

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