8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Loviisa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Milan

2
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. On the 18th (Sun), get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, get a taste of the local shopping with Nasin Kartanon Galleria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Loviisan kirkko. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, see the interesting displays at Porvoo Museum/Holm House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fredrika Runebergs Park, then stop by Riimikko, then get to know the fascinating history of Castle Hill, and finally stroll through Runeberg Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Loviisa driving holiday app .

Milan, Italy to Loviisa is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Milan to Loviisa due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Milan in August, expect Loviisa to be little chillier, temps between 23°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Nasin Kartanon Galleria ©
Nasin Kartanon Galleria
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Loviisan kirkko ©
Loviisan kirkko

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Hakaniemi Market. Museum-lovers will get to explore Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Mannerheim Museum. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Loviisa to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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