5 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

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5 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Porvoo
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: London


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.
Appreciate the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rock Church and The Esplanadi Park. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market Hall, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip maker website .

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from London in April, with highs in Helsinki at 9°C and lows at 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
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 24th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Albert Edelfelt Studio Museum and then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Porvoo online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Porvoo can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Museums
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Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

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