11 days in Helsinki, Porvoo & Turku Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki, Porvoo & Turku Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
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Porvoo
— 3 nights
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Turku
— 3 nights
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Helsinki

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, Sibelius Monument, Old Market Hall, and other attractions. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Laune Central Park (in Lahti), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Church of Hollola (in Hollola). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip builder site.

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In June in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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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. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): stroll around Sapokka Water Garden and then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, then examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, and then enjoy the sea views from Söderskärin majakka.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Porvoo day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Porvoo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. 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

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Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Turku Castle. On the 8th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally explore the galleries of Turku Castle.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Turku vacation maker.

You can drive from Porvoo to Turku in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or fly. In June in Turku, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

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