3 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

3 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

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Fly
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Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Porvoo
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Dusseldorf

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Helsinki

— 2 nights

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.
On the 12th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, then explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then don't miss a visit to Senate Square. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dusseldorf to Helsinki. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Dusseldorf in April: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 9°C and lows are around 0°C. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Wed) before leaving for Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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Porvoo

Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): make a trip to Söderskärin majakka and then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Porvoo trip planning website.

You can drive from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. April in Porvoo sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites
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