4 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

4 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

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4 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

Helsinki
Drive:  45​min
Porvoo
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
Helsinki
— 1 night
Helsinki

2
days
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 27th (Fri), examine the collection at Porvoo Museum/Holm House, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, then pause for some serene contemplation at Loviisan kirkko, and finally steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Runeberg Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, then get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Söderskärin majakka.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Porvoo online trip itinerary builder .

Helsinki to Porvoo is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In April in Porvoo, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

#Historic Sites, #Shopping, #Museums

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Loviisan kirkko, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and then meet the residents at Korkeasaari Zoo.

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Drive from Porvoo to Helsinki in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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