9 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  8 h 15 min
1
Loviisa
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: London

1
night
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Loviisan kirkko, steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, view the masterpieces at Nasin Kartanon Galleria, thendon't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally stroll around Runeberg Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Castle Hill, see the interesting displays at Porvoo Museum/Holm House, thenstop by Riimikko, and finally revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Loviisa road trip planning website.

London, UK to Loviisa is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Loviisa due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in February, things will get little chillier in Loviisa: highs are around -2°C and lows about -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Riimikko ©
Riimikko
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop

6
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.
Get in touch with nature at Nuuksio National Park and Laajalahti Nature Reserve. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Room Escape Games and Katajanokka. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Espoo (Arctic Expedition & Kaitalampi). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, cruise along The Crusell Bridge, and kick your exploration up a notch at Adventure Park Zippy.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Helsinki route planner.

Getting from Loviisa to Helsinki by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Helsinki when traveling from Loviisa in February, with lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Espoo, Vantaa
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Laajalahti Nature Reserve ©
Laajalahti Nature Reserve

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