4 days in Helsinki, Porvoo & Mikkeli Itinerary

4 days in Helsinki, Porvoo & Mikkeli Itinerary

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Fly
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Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Porvoo
Drive
3
Mikkeli
— 1 night
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Paris

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Helsinki

— 2 nights

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.
On the 9th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral and then pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary site.

Paris, France to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Helsinki is 1 hour. Traveling from Paris in November, expect Helsinki to be a bit cooler, temps between 5°C and 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums
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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 11th (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Söderskärin majakka.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Porvoo journey builder.

You can drive from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites
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Mikkeli

— 1 night
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Mikkeli trip planner.

You can drive from Porvoo to Mikkeli in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Mikkeli are 2°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. On the 12th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Shopping
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