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Porvoo— 2 nights
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.Museum-lovers will get to explore Heureka, the Finnish Science Centre and Finnish Aviation Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto and Arboretum Mustila. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Porvoo: Hiidenkirnut (in Askola) and Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area (in Kouvola). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, and revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop.
To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Porvoo vacation planner .
If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In September, daily temperatures in Porvoo can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Porvoo
Vantaa, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, Arboretum Mustila, Hiidenkirnut
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