10 days in Helsinki, Tuusula & Porvoo Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki, Tuusula & Porvoo Itinerary

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Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
Tuusula
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Porvoo
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
End: Helsinki

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Hanko to see Bellevue Beach about 1h 45 min away. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip site.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Tuusula.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Bellevue Beach
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

2
nights
Tuusula

Tuusula ©
Tuusula is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): explore the different monuments and memorials at Tuusula Church, admire the masterpieces at Halosenniemi Museum, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius, thenadmire the striking features of Alvar Aalto"s Villa Kokkonen, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jarvenpaa Mosque.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tuusula journey planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tuusula takes an hour. August in Tuusula sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 4th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Tuusula

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Jarvenpaa
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Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius ©
Tuusula Church ©
Tuusula Church
Jarvenpaa Mosque ©
Jarvenpaa Mosque

4
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Popular historic sites such as The Runeberg Home and Castle Hill are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Porvoo: Hamina Old Town (in Hamina) and Kotka (Linden Esplanade & Sapokka Water Garden). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sea views from Söderskärin majakka, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, and walk around Runeberg Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Porvoo online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tuusula to Porvoo takes an hour. August in Porvoo sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 8th (Thu).

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Kotka, Hamina Old Town
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home
Castle Hill ©
Castle Hill

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