11 days in Porvoo, Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

11 days in Porvoo, Helsinki & Turku Itinerary

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Drive to Manchester Airport, Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Porvoo
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Porvoo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive
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Turku
— 3 nights
Fly to Manchester Airport, Drive to Nottingham

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Linden Esplanade and Maritime Centre Vellamo. Head to Riimikko and Brunberg Candy Factory Shopfor some retail therapy. Explore Porvoo's surroundings by going to Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo (in Jarvenpaa), Beach Mansikkalahti (in Kotka) and Stromforsin Ruukki (in Ruotsinpyhtaa). And it doesn't end there: take in the exciting artwork at Nasin Kartanon Galleria, see the interesting displays at Porvoo Museum/Holm House, and admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Porvoo tour itinerary maker website.

Nottingham, UK to Porvoo is an approximately 9-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Nottingham to Porvoo. In August, daytime highs in Porvoo are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and ARTag Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temppeliaukio Church and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Next up on the itinerary: browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, look for gifts at Artisaani, and stop by Ullanlinna.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Porvoo to Helsinki takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks
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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.
Relax by the water at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Vepsa Island. Museum-lovers will appreciate Turku Castle and Galleria Joella. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, take in the exciting artwork at Gallery A, get a taste of the local shopping with Turun Taidehalli, and browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Turku holiday planning app.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

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