12 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

12 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

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Porvoo
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 9 nights

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Porvoo

— 2 nights
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Söderskärin majakka, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Loviisan kirkko, then take a leisurely stroll along Laivasilta, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): stroll around Runeberg Park, contemplate the long history of Castle Hill, then admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, then examine the collection at Porvoo Museum/Holm House, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Porvoo online trip planner.

If you are flying in from Pakistan, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Tampere-Pirkkala Airport and Turku Airport. In November, daily temperatures in Porvoo can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Helsinki

— 9 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Turku (Bike Rental - by Carfield & Turku Castle) and Vaski Adventure Island (in Naantali). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip website.

Traveling by car from Porvoo to Helsinki takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 25 — Dec 4: