10 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
Porvoo
— 7 nights
Drive:  45 min
End: Helsinki

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, thenstep into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, look for gifts at Digelius Music, thenwander the streets of Ullanlinna, thenvisit Katajanokka, and finally hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki day trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. April in Helsinki sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 32°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

7
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop and Pieni Suklaatehdas. Get some cultural insight at Linden Esplanade and Marian Kirkko. Venture out of the city with trips to Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo (in Lahti), Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Bunker Museum (in Virolahti). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's still lots to do: stroll through Beach Mansikkalahti, walk around Riverside Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, and pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Porvoo trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Kotka, Hamina, Hollola, Loviisan kirkko, Salpa Line Museum
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Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum