9 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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9 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  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. On the 17th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Loviisan kirkko, contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, view the masterpieces at Nasin Kartanon Galleria, then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally stroll through Runeberg Park. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill, examine the collection at Porvoo Museum/Holm House, look for gifts at Riimikko, then stroll through Fredrika Runebergs Park, and finally revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Loviisa sightseeing planning tool .

London, UK to Loviisa is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Loviisa due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from London in February: high temperatures in Loviisa hover around -2°C and lows are around -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel 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
Loviisan kirkko ©
Loviisan kirkko

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Nuuksio National Park and Laajalahti Nature Reserve. Step off the beaten path and head to Room Escape Games and Kansallisgalleria. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Espoo (Arctic Expedition & Kaitalampi). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, shop like a local with Hakaniemi Market, examine the collection at Vantaa Art Museum, and take a stroll through Katajanokka.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki online journey planner .

You can drive from Loviisa to Helsinki in 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 Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Espoo, Vantaa
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Kaitalampi ©
Kaitalampi

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