37 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

37 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Helsinki Region trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
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Helsinki
— 23 nights
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Loviisa
— 12 nights
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Helsinki

— 23 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Temppeliaukio Church and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Vantaa (Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto & Heureka), Espoo (Nuuksio National Park & Arctic Expedition) and Jarvenpaa (Jarvenpaa Mosque, Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo, &more). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, visit Katajanokka, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, and make a trip to Senate Square.

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Los Angeles, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Helsinki. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in August, with highs in Helsinki at 69°F and lows at 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Loviisa

— 12 nights
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Söderskärin majakka and Porvoo Museum/Holm House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Loviisa: Hiidenkirnut (in Askola), Siltakyla (Valkmusa National Park, Kokkovuori (Bonfire Mountain), &more) and Porvoo (Castle Hill, Cathedral of Porvoo, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Loviisa Maritime Museum, make a trip to Svartholm Fortress, take a leisurely stroll along Laivasilta, and get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Loviisa trip planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Loviisa by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September in Loviisa, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 46°F at night. You will leave for home on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Loviisa

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips