Route & dates
17 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary
Porvoo— 2 nights
Helsinki— 14 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 15th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Kaunissaari, then admire the masterpieces at Hyvinkaa Art Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa. Keep things going the next day: fly down the slopes at Kokonniemi and then take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenkirnut.
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Helsinki to Porvoo is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. April in Porvoo sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.
Things to do in Porvoo
Hyvinkää Art Museum, Kaunissaari, Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa, Hiidenkirnut
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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 discover tucked-away gems like Teijo national park and Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Escape the urban bustle at Bellevue Beach and Tulliniemi Nature Path. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Raseborg (Raseborg Castle & Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen), Inkoo (Fagervik Museum & Inkoon kirkko) and Hvittrask (in Kirkkonummi). Spend the 25th (Wed) exploring nature at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. Spend the 1st (Tue) exploring nature at Nuuksio National Park. There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Finland, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and explore the world behind art at Forssa Museum.
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Traveling by car from Porvoo to Helsinki takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in Helsinki
Raseborg, Espoo, Parola, Vantaa, Pernio
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