13 days in Helsinki, Inari & Porvoo Itinerary

13 days in Helsinki, Inari & Porvoo Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Inari
— 5 nights
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
4
Porvoo
— 1 night

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, stop by Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, thenvisit Katajanokka, and finally deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki vacation planner.

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In March in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Market Square Kauppatori ©
Market Square Kauppatori

5
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. Take a break from the city and head to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Go for a jaunt from Inari to Saariselka to see Hippupuoti Gift Shop about 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, head outdoors with Lake Inari, and relax in the rural setting at Tuula's Reindeer.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Inari online tour builder.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Inari takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Helsinki in March, things will get a bit cooler in Inari: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

4
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Nuuksio National Park. Temppeliaukio Church and Okra are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Helsinki further: hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and look for all kinds of wild species at Laajalahti Nature Reserve.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki driving holiday tool.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Inari in March; daily highs in Helsinki reach °C and lows reach °C. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Espoo
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
The Esplanadi Park ©
The Esplanadi Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

1
night
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, thenget some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and then admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, take a stroll through Linden Esplanade, and then steep yourself in history at Kotka Church.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Porvoo trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Kotka
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home

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