3 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

3 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

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3 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

Start: Tallinn
ferry:  1​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
2
Porvoo
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Tallinn

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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 22nd (Thu), admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, then wander the streets of Katajanokka, then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukion Church, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

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Tallinn, Estonia to Helsinki is an approximately 2-hour ferry ride. You can also fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Spas

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): stop by Riimikko, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, then get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Söderskärin majakka.

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You can take a bus from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Another option is to drive. In August, daily temperatures in Porvoo can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

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

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