Route & dates
10 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary
Helsinki— 2 nights
Porvoo— 7 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.Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach, then get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, stop by Digelius Music, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, then take a stroll through Katajanokka, and finally shop like a local with Hakaniemi Market.
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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In April, daytime highs in Helsinki are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Porvoo.
Things to do in Helsinki
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Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Salpa Line Museum and Bunker Museum. Visiting Arboretum Mustila and Riverside Park will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Porvoo: Loviisan kirkko (in Loviisa), Hamina (Marian Kirkko, Main Building of Military School, & more) and Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo (in Lahti). On the 22nd (Mon), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Mielakka Ski Center. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Beach Mansikkalahti, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Hollola, wander the streets of Linden Esplanade, and explore the world behind art at Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo.
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You can drive from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. April in Porvoo sees daily highs of 46°F and lows of 32°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car back home.
Things to do in Porvoo
Kotka, Hamina, Hollola, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Mielakka Ski Center
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