11 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 7 nights
Drive
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Porvoo
— 3 nights
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Helsinki

— 7 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and The Aalto House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Heureka (in Vantaa) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). Pack the 17th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of The National Library of Finland, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Johannes Church.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Porvoo

— 3 nights
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
You've now added Orthodox Church Porvoo to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Orthodox Church Porvoo, don't miss a visit to Söderskärin majakka, revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, then stop by Riimikko, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, and then examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo.

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Getting from Helsinki to Porvoo by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. July in Porvoo sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 55°F at night. On the 20th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

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