3 days in Porvoo, Kotka & Helsinki Itinerary

3 days in Porvoo, Kotka & Helsinki Itinerary

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3 days in Porvoo, Kotka & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Tallinn
Drive:  4​h 15​min
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Porvoo
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
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Kotka
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Helsinki
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h 45​min
End: Tallinn

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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 20th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill.

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Tallinn, Estonia to Porvoo is an approximately 5-hour car ride. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites
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Castle Hill ©
Castle Hill
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

1
night
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sibelius Park as well as Beach Mansikkalahti. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kotka Church, then walk around Sibelius Park, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Beach Mansikkalahti.

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Traveling by car from Porvoo to Kotka takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kotka can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sibelius Park ©
Sibelius Park
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Kotka Church ©
Kotka Church

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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.
Cathedral of Porvoo has been added to your itinerary. On the 22nd (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukion Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, and then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

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Traveling by car from Kotka to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can catch the ferry back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Cathedral of Porvoo
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

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