15 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

15 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

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15 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 11 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Porvoo
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: Helsinki


11
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Savijarvi Gard Manor (in Sipoo), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry (in Pyhtaa). Pack the 8th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Spend the 13th (Wed) exploring nature at Teijo national park. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary maker app .

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In February, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Vantaa, Parola Tank Museum, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Savijarvi Gard Manor, Teijo national park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
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 16th (Sat): have fun at Lahti Sports Center, get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, and then examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, then get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Porvoo vacation planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in February, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lahti, Kotka
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Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

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