11 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Porvoo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
End: Helsinki

8
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Church of St. Lawrence (in Lohja), Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Helsinki day trip planning tool.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Helsinki. In February, daytime highs in Helsinki are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Vantaa, Church of St. Lawrence, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Porvoo: Motorcycle Museum of Finland (in Lahti) and Kotka (Maretarium, Sapokka Water Garden, &more). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, and get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Porvoo online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Porvoo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Motorcycle Museum of Finland
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Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden