13 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

13 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Helsinki Region trip builder

Make it your trip
Fly
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Helsinki
— 7 nights
Drive
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Porvoo
— 3 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Salgado Filho Airport

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Helsinki

— 7 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.
You've added Suomenlinna Church (Suomenlinnan kirkko), The Aalto House, Helsinki City Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Bring the kids along to Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Old Market Hall. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Pack the 16th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki holiday maker site.

Porto Alegre, Brazil to Helsinki is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto Alegre to Helsinki is 5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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Porvoo

— 3 nights
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
You've now added Porvoo Old Town to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): hike along Santalahti Nature Trail, then see the interesting displays at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, then revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila and then contemplate the long history of Stromforsin Ruukki.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Porvoo visit planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Porvoo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

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