11 days in Porvoo, Lakeland & Helsinki Itinerary

11 days in Porvoo, Lakeland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Porvoo
— 2 nights
2
Tampere
— 4 nights
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights

2
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the next day, admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila, and then take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Porvoo trip maker tool.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Porvoo is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in July: highs in Porvoo hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Porvoo

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Arboretum Mustila, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
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Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Family-friendly places like Hatanpaa Arboretum and Sarkanniemi Theme Park will thrill your kids. Get outdoors at Riihiniemen Uimaranta and Paijatsalo Trail. When in Tampere, make a side trip to see Pihamaa Estate & Winery in Asikkala, approximately Asikkala away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach, enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere attractions planning website.

Traveling by car from Porvoo to Tampere takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Tampere, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Paijatsalo Trail, Pihamaa Estate & Winery
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum

4
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.
Kids will enjoy Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Temppeliaukio Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) will appeal to history buffs. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. Pack the 19th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, wander the streets of Katajanokka, and stop by Ullanlinna.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip maker app.

You can drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

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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