11 days in Helsinki, Porvoo & Turku Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki, Porvoo & Turku Itinerary

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11 days in Helsinki, Porvoo & Turku Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h
2
Porvoo
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Helsinki

4
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, Sibelius Monument, Old Market Hall, and other attractions. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Laune Central Park (in Lahti), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Church of Hollola (in Hollola). The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, head outdoors with Haagan Alppiruusupuisto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Helsinki online holiday planner .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Laune Central Park, Church of Hollola
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion 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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Porvoo Old Town. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): walk around Sapokka Water Garden and then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, and then don't miss a visit to Söderskärin majakka.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Porvoo itinerary site .

Take a bus from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. June in Porvoo sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Kotka
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You've now added Turku Castle to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Turku trip planner .

Drive from Porvoo to Turku in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Old Rauma
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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