4 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

4 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

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4 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Porvoo
1
Porvoo
— 1 day
bus:  1​h
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h
End: Porvoo

1
day
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): contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, steep yourself in history at Castle Hill, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Porvoo, then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, then revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Söderskärin majakka.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Porvoo tour planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Porvoo. July in Porvoo sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop ©
Brunberg Candy Factory Shop

3
nights
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.
On the 21st (Sun), browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then make a trip to Senate Square, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukion Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner .

You can take a bus from Porvoo to Helsinki in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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