8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
2
Loviisa
— 2 nights

5
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.
Popular historic sites such as Mannerheim Museum and Pohjolan toimitalo are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Nuuksio National Park and Laajalahti Nature Reserve. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Arctic Expedition (in Espoo). And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, trek along Uutelan luontopolku, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pornaistenniemi Nature Trail, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Helsinki tour itinerary maker site.

Bern, Switzerland to Helsinki is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Bern in April; daily highs in Helsinki reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Espoo, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

2
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. On the 1st (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Loviisan kirkko, steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Ungern and Rosen Fortresses, see the interesting displays at Porvoo Museum/Holm House, and then stop by Riimikko.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Loviisa trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Loviisa by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Loviisan kirkko ©
Loviisan kirkko
Ungern and Rosen Fortresses ©
Ungern and Rosen Fortresses

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