10 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 6 nights
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Porvoo
— 3 nights

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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Hakaniemi Market and Market Square Kauppatori. Let the collections at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma capture your imagination. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki), Teijo National Park (in Pernio) and Stromforsin Ruukki (in Ruotsinpyhtaa). Spend the 23rd (Thu) exploring nature at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tulliniemi Nature Path, hike along Santalahti Nature Trail, and stroll around Riverside Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki online trip itinerary maker.

If you are flying in from Jordan, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Hanko, Kotka, Arboretum Mustila, Teijo National Park, Stromforsin Ruukki
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma ©
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma

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Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): stroll around Runeberg Park, don't miss a visit to Linden Esplanade, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, then stroll around Palotorninvuori Park, and finally step off the mainland to explore Fagerö Kaunissaari. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Loviisan kirkko and then buy something for everyone on your list at Shopping Center Veturi.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Porvoo journey planning tool.

You can drive from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Porvoo, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Shopping · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Kotka, Church of Hollola, Fagerö Kaunissaari, Shopping Center Veturi, Loviisan kirkko
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Shopping Center Veturi ©
Shopping Center Veturi
Loviisan kirkko ©
Loviisan kirkko
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church ©
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church

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