37 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

37 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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37 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 23 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Loviisa
— 12 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles

23
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 a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Vantaa (Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto & Heureka), Jarvenpaa (Jarvenpaan moskeija, Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo, & more) and Espoo (Nuuksio National Park & Arctic Expedition). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukion Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Helsinki. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect Helsinki to be slightly colder, temps between 69°F and 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Loviisa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vantaa, Espoo, Jarvenpaa, Tuusula, Hyvinkaa
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

12
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathedral of Porvoo and Porvoo Museum/Holm House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Loviisa: Hiidenkirnut (in Askola), Porvoo (Fredrika Runebergs Park, Castle Hill, & more) and Siltakyla (Valkmusa National Park, Kokkovuori (Bonfire Mountain), & more). The adventure continues: make a trip to Söderskärin majakka, pause for some serene contemplation at Orthodox Church Porvoo, see the interesting displays at Loviisa Maritime Museum, and look for gifts at Riimikko.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Loviisa travel planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Loviisa takes 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 46°F. You will leave for home on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Loviisa

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Porvoo, Siltakyla, Hiidenkirnut
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Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home
Castle Hill ©
Castle Hill

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