19 days in Uusimaa Itinerary

19 days in Uusimaa Itinerary

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19 days in Uusimaa Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly + Drive:  15​h 30​min
1
Lohjan Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Hanko
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Porvoo
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
4
Helsinki
— 9 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

3
nights
Lohjan Island

Lohjan Island
Lohjan Island is known for wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Paavolan Tammi.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Lohjan Island trip itinerary maker app .

San Francisco, USA to Lohjan Island is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 10 hours. In June, Lohjan Island is a bit cooler than San Francisco - with highs of 66°F and lows of 49°F. On the 20th (Sat), you're off toHanko.

Things to do in Lohjan Island

Parks Wildlife

3
nights
Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Venture out of the city with trips to Raseborg (EKTA museum, Ekenas Old Town, & more). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bellevue Beach, stroll through Tulliniemi Nature Path, get engrossed in the history at Hanko Museum, and don't miss a visit to Gunnarstrand.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Hanko tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lohjan Island to Hanko in 1.5 hours. In June in Hanko, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Porvoo.

Things to do in Hanko

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Raseborg
Highlights from your plan
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Ekenas Archipelago National Park ©
Ekenas Archipelago National Park
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path

2
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at Söderskärin majakka, see the interesting displays at Porvoo Museum/Holm House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, then revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, stroll around Runeberg Park, get to know the fascinating history of Castle Hill, then stop by Riimikko, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenkirnut.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Porvoo day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Hanko to Porvoo takes 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Porvoo can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Hiidenkirnut
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

9
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Vantaa (Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto & Heureka) and Espoo (Nuuksio National Park, Kaitalampi, & more). There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukion Church.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki attractions planner .

Take a bus from Porvoo to Helsinki in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Espoo, Vantaa
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park