11 days in Porvoo, Lakeland & Helsinki Itinerary

11 days in Porvoo, Lakeland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  9 h
1
Porvoo
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Kouvola
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
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Tel Aviv, Israel to Porvoo is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in June: highs in Porvoo hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Hiidenkirnut, Stromforsin Ruukki
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Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki
Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

3
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Visiting Repovesi National Park and Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area will get you outdoors. Family-friendly places like Riverside Park and Linden Esplanade will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kouvola: Hiidenvuori (in Iitti) and Kotka (Kotka Church & Beach Mansikkalahti). There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila and examine the collection at Kouvola City Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kouvola trip planner.

Getting from Porvoo to Kouvola by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. June in Kouvola sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kotka, Hiidenvuori, Arboretum Mustila
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, thenkick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Riihiniemen Uimaranta. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum and then enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tampere trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Tampere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Tampere are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Esplanadi Park are in your itinerary. Bring the kids along to Nuuksio National Park and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Pack the 20th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and wander the streets of Katajanokka.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki sightseeing planner.

Drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Helsinki sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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