2 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

2 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

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2 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

Start: Cardiff
1
Helsinki
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
2
Porvoo
— Few hours
Fly:  9​h
End: Cardiff

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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.
On the 20th (Sun), learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki day trip app .

Cardiff, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Cardiff to Helsinki. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Cardiff in January, with highs in Helsinki at -3°C and lows at -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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Porvoo

Porvoo
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Porvoo travel website .

Drive from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Parks
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