4 days in Lappeenranta, Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

4 days in Lappeenranta, Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

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Lappeenranta
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Helsinki
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Lappeenranta

— 1 night

Town of Lindens

On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lappeenranta trip builder app.

Milan, Italy to Lappeenranta is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Milan to Lappeenranta, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Milan in December, with highs in Lappeenranta at -1°C and lows at -6°C. You will leave for Helsinki on the 5th (Sun).

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 5:

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.
On the 5th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Senate Square, learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence and then pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Lappeenranta to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Lappeenranta in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 3°C by day to -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 6:

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 6th (Mon): visit a coastal fixture at Söderskärin majakka.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Porvoo trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Helsinki to Porvoo by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 7:

Lappeenranta

— 1 night

Town of Lindens

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Lappeenranta day trip website.

Traveling by car from Porvoo to Lappeenranta takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Porvoo in December, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Lappeenranta: temperatures range from -1°C by day to -6°C at night. On the 7th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 7: