9 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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9 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Loviisa
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h
End: Boston

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Okra, then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius, then admire the masterpieces at Halosenniemi Museum, then examine the collection at Lotta Museum, and finally stroll the grounds of Hietaniemi Cemetery.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary maker site .

Boston, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Boston to Helsinki. Traveling from Boston in March, things will get slightly colder in Helsinki: highs are around 37°F and lows about 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Tuusula, Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

6
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Discover out-of-the-way places like Bunker Museum and Hiidenkirnut. Popular historic sites such as Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum and Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Loviisa side-trips: Kotka (Riverside Park, Kymi Church, & more), Hamina (Marian Kirkko, Main Building of Military School, & more) and Valkmusa National Park (in Siltakyla). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Loviisan kirkko, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Loviisa vacation builder website .

Drive from Helsinki to Loviisa in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°F in March, and nighttime lows around 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Hamina, Valkmusa National Park, Bunker Museum, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Valkmusa National Park ©
Valkmusa National Park
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
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