15 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

15 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 11 nights
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Porvoo
— 3 nights
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Helsinki

— 11 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'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo), Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry (in Pyhtaa) and Savijarvi Gard Manor (in Sipoo). Pack the 8th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Spend the 15th (Fri) exploring nature at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Helsinki trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In February in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): enjoy some diversion at Lahti Sports Center, then take a stroll around Sibelius Hall, and then examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, then take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Porvoo travel planning site.

Getting from Helsinki to Porvoo by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Porvoo are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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