10 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

10 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

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10 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
bus:  45​min
1
Porvoo
— 2 nights
bus:  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 27th (Fri): relax in the rural setting at Bosgard Organic Farm, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Michael Church, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kaunissaari, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Fredrika Runebergs Park. Here are some ideas for day two: have fun at Porvoo Swimming Pool, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jarvenpaan ortodoksinen kirkko, and then explore the striking landscape at Hiidenkirnut.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Porvoo trip planner .

Helsinki to Porvoo is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Porvoo are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Hiidenkirnut, St Michael Church, Kaunissaari, Jarvenpaan ortodoksinen kirkko
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Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut
St Michael Church ©
St Michael Church

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy. Explore hidden gems such as Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Teijo national park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Tulliniemi Nature Path (in Hanko), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Raseborg (Ekenas Archipelago National Park & Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen). There's lots more to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, cool off at The Swimming Stadium, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and explore the world behind art at Design Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Porvoo to Helsinki takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Pernio, Raseborg, Nuuksio National Park, Tulliniemi Nature Path
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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