10 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

10 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

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10 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  17​h 45​min
Porvoo
— 4 nights
Drive:  45​min
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Detroit

4
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Stromforsin ruukki and Church of Hollola. Salpa Line Museum and Radio and TV Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Porvoo's surroundings by going to Main Building of Military School (in Hamina), Loviisan kirkko (in Loviisa) and Kotka (St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, Linden Esplanade, & more). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo, ponder the world of politics at Lahti City Hall, get to know the fascinating history of Castle Hill, and stroll through Runeberg Park.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Porvoo attractions planner .

Detroit, USA to Porvoo is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Detroit in August; daily highs in Porvoo reach 68°F and lows reach 53°F. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

Lahti, Kotka, Stromforsin ruukki, Loviisan kirkko, Church of Hollola
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Stromforsin ruukki ©
Stromforsin ruukki
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Church of Hollola ©
Church of Hollola

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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.
Let the collections at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and National Museum of Finland capture your imagination. Step off the beaten path and head to Spas & Wellness and Bellevue Beach. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Inkoo to see Fagervik Museum about 1h 05 min away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, and wander the streets of Ullanlinna.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip maker .

Traveling by car from Porvoo to Helsinki takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Bellevue Beach, Fagervik Museum
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Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma ©
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma

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