10 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

10 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

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10 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

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

2
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, then get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally examine the collection at Porvoo Museum/Holm House. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Stromforsin ruukki, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, then pause for some serene contemplation at Loviisan kirkko, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

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Helsinki to Porvoo is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In July in Porvoo, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Shopping

Side Trips

Stromforsin ruukki, Loviisan kirkko, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Stromforsin ruukki ©
Stromforsin ruukki
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry

7
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.
Head to Old Market Hall and Marimekkofor plenty of shopping. Get some cultural insight at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum) (in Riihimaki) and Hyvinkaa Church (in Hyvinkaa). Pack the 7th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre.

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Traveling by car from Porvoo to Helsinki takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Shopping

Side Trips

Hyvinkaa Church, Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum), Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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