12 days in Porvoo, Finnish Archipelago & Helsinki Itinerary

12 days in Porvoo, Finnish Archipelago & Helsinki Itinerary

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12 days in Porvoo, Finnish Archipelago & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Drive:  24​h
1
Porvoo
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Turku
— 1 night
3
Pori
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

3
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 14th (Thu), take in the pleasant sights at Telegrafberget. On the next day, revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, then take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and then examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Porvoo online route planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Porvoo is an approximately 24-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Melbourne to Porvoo due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in June, with highs in Porvoo at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Porvoo

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Kotka
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Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Kuusisto Manor, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Archipelago Trail.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Turku online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Porvoo to Turku in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Kuusisto Manor
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
The Archipelago Trail ©
The Archipelago Trail
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko) and then buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Puuvilla.

Before you visit Pori, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Turku to Pori in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Pori can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Pori

Shopping Historic Sites
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Kauppakeskus Puuvilla ©
Kauppakeskus Puuvilla

5
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.
Nuuksio National Park has been added to your itinerary. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Rock Church. Step out of Helsinki to go to Lahti and see Sibelius Hall, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. Pack the 22nd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: meet the residents at Helsinki Zoo, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary website .

Getting from Pori to Helsinki by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Flamingo Entertainment Center, Nuuksio National Park, Sibelius Hall
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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