9 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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9 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Paphos
Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Loviisa
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Paphos

3
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Arboretum Mustila and Maritime Centre Vellamo. Get in touch with nature at Riverside Park and Beach Mansikkalahti. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Loviisa: Hiidenkirnut (in Askola) and Kotka (Sapokka Water Garden & Linden Esplanade). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Stromforsin ruukki and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Loviisa online sightseeing planner .

Paphos, Cyprus to Loviisa is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In July, Loviisa is slightly colder than Paphos - with highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Hiidenkirnut, Arboretum Mustila, Stromforsin ruukki, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Stromforsin ruukki ©
Stromforsin ruukki

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nuuksio National Park and Katajanokka. Venture out of the city with trips to Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Porvoo Old Town). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online road trip planner .

Getting from Loviisa to Helsinki by car takes about 1.5 hours. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Porvoo, Nuuksio National Park
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Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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