15 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

15 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 11 nights
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Porvoo
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Helsinki

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo), Turku (Turku Castle, Bike Rental - by Carfield, &more) and Visavuori (in Valkeakoski). Pack the 19th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), walk around The Esplanadi Park, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki day trip tool.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In May, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Porvoo

Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 21st (Thu), don't miss a visit to Söderskärin majakka, revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, then steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Castle Hill, admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, then examine the collection at Porvoo Museum/Holm House, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Porvoo travel route planning website.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Porvoo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Porvoo are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. On the 23rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

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