17 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

17 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Helsinki
Bus:  45 min
1
Porvoo
— 2 nights
Bus:  45 min
2
Helsinki
— 14 nights
End: Helsinki

2
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 15th (Sun), head off the coast to Kaunissaari, explore the world behind art at Hyvinkää Art Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa. On the next day, hit the slopes at Kokonniemi and then explore the striking landscape at Hiidenkirnut.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Porvoo visit planner.

Helsinki to Porvoo is an approximately 1- hour bus ride. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hiidenkirnut, Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa, Kaunissaari, Hyvinkää Art Museum
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Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa
Hyvinkää Art Museum ©
Hyvinkää Art Museum

14
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Mannerheim Museum. Get in touch with nature at Bellevue Beach and Nuuksio National Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Pernio (Teijo National Park & Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy), Inkoo (Fagervik Museum & Inkoon kirkko) and Tulliniemi Nature Path (in Hanko). Spend the 20th (Fri) exploring nature at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Spend the 25th (Wed) exploring nature at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and stroll through Hietaranta Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip app.

You can take a bus from Porvoo to Helsinki in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train. April in Helsinki sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Raseborg, Espoo, Pernio, Parola, Inkoo
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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