11 days in Helsinki, Hanko & Porvoo Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki, Hanko & Porvoo Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
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Hanko
— 3 nights
Drive
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Porvoo
— 3 nights
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Helsinki

— 4 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.
Relax by the water at Hietaranta Beach and Kallahdenniemi Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Nuuksio National Park and Katajanokka. Change things up with a short trip to Paavolan Tammi in Lohjan Island (about 1h 5 min away). And it doesn't end there: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki travel planner.

Glasgow, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hanko.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

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Hanko

— 3 nights
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. Escape the urban bustle at Bellevue Beach and Tulliniemi Nature Path. Discover out-of-the-way places like Guide-Matti and Hanko Seaside Spa. Explore Hanko's surroundings by going to Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen (in Raseborg) and Teijo National Park (in Pernio).

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hanko trip builder website.

Getting from Helsinki to Hanko by car takes about 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Porvoo.

Things to do in Hanko

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Hiidenvuori and Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Arboretum Mustila and Lehman. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Kaunissaari and admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Porvoo trip maker.

Getting from Hanko to Porvoo by car takes about 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Porvoo are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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