11 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 7 nights
2
Porvoo
— 3 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa), Teijo National Park (in Pernio) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). Pack the 2nd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki online travel route planner.

If you are flying in from Denmark, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In March, daytime highs in Helsinki are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto, Teijo National Park, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
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 7th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, then take in the waterfront at Vesijärvi harbor, and then get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, then examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, and then admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Porvoo day trip planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lahti, Kotka
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Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall

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