2 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

2 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

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2 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

Start: Cardiff
train + Fly:  8​h
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
2
Porvoo
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Cardiff

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night
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 8th (Mon), admire the striking features of Temppeliaukion Church and then browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki visit planner.

Cardiff, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for the bus ride to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio 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 find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Porvoo trip builder site .

You can take a bus from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Porvoo sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 8th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Parks Museums Nature
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