4 days in Helsinki, Lakeland & Porvoo Itinerary

4 days in Helsinki, Lakeland & Porvoo Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland journey planner

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Helsinki
— 1 night
Drive
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Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive
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Porvoo
— 1 night
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Milan

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Helsinki

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then make a trip to Senate Square.

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Milan, Italy to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Milan in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kouvola.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums
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Kouvola

— 1 night
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mielakka Ski Center and then tour or see a game at Tykkimaen Sauna.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kouvola online tour planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Kouvola in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Kouvola are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Kouvola

Outdoors · Fun & Games · Parks · Spas
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Porvoo

— 1 night
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 13th (Mon), stop by Riimikko and then visit a coastal fixture at Söderskärin majakka.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Porvoo day trip planning app.

Drive from Kouvola to Porvoo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. December in Porvoo sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites · Shopping
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