11 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 7 nights
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Porvoo
— 3 nights

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Helsinki

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 day by day itinerary now includes Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Get some cultural insight at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa) and Espoo (Nuuksio National Park, Kaitalampi, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, step off the mainland to explore Stora Herro Island, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Espoo Cathedral.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip maker.

Dublin, Ireland to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. September in Helsinki sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Cathedral of Porvoo has been added to your itinerary. On the 11th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, contemplate the long history of Castle Hill, identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, then admire the striking features of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Loviisan kirkko, pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa, and finally steep yourself in history at Stromforsin Ruukki.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Porvoo trip planning app.

Drive from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Porvoo are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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St. Nicholas Orthodox Church ©
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki

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