13 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

13 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

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1
Porvoo
— 2 nights
2
Helsinki
— 10 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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, step off the mainland to explore Kaunissaari, thenadmire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally examine the collection at Porvoo Museum/Holm House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Loviisa Maritime Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa, and then explore the striking landscape at Hiidenkirnut.

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Helsinki to Porvoo is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa, Hiidenkirnut, Kaunissaari, Loviisa Maritime Museum
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Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

10
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. You'll explore and learn at The National Museum of Finland and Fagervik Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Hanko (Bellevue Beach & Tulliniemi Nature Path), Raseborg (Ekenas Archipelago National Park & Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen) and Pernio (Teijo National Park & Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy). Spend the 30th (Thu) exploring nature at Nuuksio National Park. Spend the 31st (Fri) exploring nature at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. The adventure continues: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach.

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Getting from Porvoo to Helsinki by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Hanko, Raseborg, Pernio, Nuuksio National Park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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