3 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

3 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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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 22nd (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, take a stroll through Katajanokka, thenexplore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, thenmake a trip to Senate Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Helsinki day trip planning website.

Tallinn, Estonia to Helsinki is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): look for gifts at Riimikko, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, thenget some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Söderskärin majakka.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Porvoo day trip app.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Porvoo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Porvoo can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Shopping Historic Sites
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Riimikko ©
Riimikko
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

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