8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Reykjavik
Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
1
Loviisa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Reykjavik

2
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. On the 11th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Hiidenkirnut, look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, and then take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Riverside Park, hike along Santalahti Nature Trail, then step off the mainland to explore Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, and finally contemplate the long history of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Loviisa road trip app .

Reykjavik, Iceland to Loviisa is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Reykjavik to Loviisa is 2 hours. In July, Loviisa is somewhat warmer than Reykjavik - with highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Kotka, Hiidenkirnut, Arboretum Mustila
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut

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 Temppeliaukion Church and Helsinki Cathedral are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Esplanadi Park. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, see the interesting displays at Vantaa Art Museum, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and get your game on at True VR.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Loviisa to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Vantaa, Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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