2 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

2 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

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2 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
2
Porvoo
— Few hours
bus:  1​h
End: Helsinki

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki route builder website .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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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.
On the 3rd (Tue), get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop and then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Porvoo trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Helsinki to Porvoo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In September in Porvoo, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time for the bus ride back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Shopping Historic Sites
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Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

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