8 days in Virolahti & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Virolahti & Helsinki Itinerary

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8 days in Virolahti & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Tallinn
Drive:  5 h 45 min
1
Virolahti
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Ferry:  2 h
End: Tallinn

2
nights
Virolahti

Virolahti ©
Virolahti is the southeastern-most municipality of Finland on the border of the Russian Federation. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Bunker Museum, then buy something for everyone on your list at Zsar Outlet Village, and then see the interesting displays at Salpa Line Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Virolahti tour itinerary planning website .

Tallinn, Estonia to Virolahti is an approximately 6-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in November, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Virolahti

Museums Parks Trails

Side Trips

Ylamaa Gem Society, Salpa Line Museum
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Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Bunker Museum
Bunker Museum
Zsar Outlet Village ©
Zsar Outlet Village

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.
When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Helsinki holiday planner .

You can drive from Virolahti to Helsinki in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Vantaa Art Museum, King's Road
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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