8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Helsinki Region vacation builder

Make it your trip
Fly
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Helsinki
— 6 nights
Drive
2
Loviisa
— 1 night
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to London

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Helsinki

— 6 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Spas & Wellness and Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo). Get in touch with nature at Nuuksio National Park and Aurinkolahti Beach. Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with Dive Finland Oy, admire the landmark architecture of The National Library of Finland, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Helsinki itinerary planner.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in January, you will find days in Helsinki are cooler (-3°C), and nights are little chillier (-9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

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Loviisa

— 1 night
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at Villa Mandala and then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Loviisa vacation maker site.

You can drive from Helsinki to Loviisa in 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

Spas

Side Trip

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