11 days in Helsinki Region & Turku Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki Region & Turku Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Loviisa
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Loviisa
— 1 night
Drive
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Turku
— 3 nights
Drive
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Helsinki
— 6 nights
Fly

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Loviisa

— 1 night
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Nasin Kartanon Galleria. On the next day, look for gifts at Riimikko, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, then make a trip to Söderskärin majakka, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Loviisa trip website.

Milan, Italy to Loviisa is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Milan in August, with highs in Loviisa at 23°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Loviisa

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

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Turku

— 3 nights
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Turku Castle and Naantali Old Town. Get out of town with these interesting Turku side-trips: Rauma (Old Rauma & The Church of the Holy Cross). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House, tour in harmony with nature at Bike Rental - by Carfield, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Naantali Church.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Turku travel planning website.

Drive from Loviisa to Turku in 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Helsinki

— 6 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.
Bring the kids along to Temppeliaukio Church and Helsinki Cathedral. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. Pack the 15th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

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Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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