5 days in Helsinki, Porvoo & Oulu Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki, Porvoo & Oulu Itinerary

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Helsinki
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Porvoo
— 2 nights
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Oulu
— 1 day

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

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.
To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki online trip itinerary maker.

Melbourne, Australia to Helsinki is an approximately 23-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Melbourne to Helsinki. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 8th (Sun), steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, stroll around Runeberg Park, steep yourself in history at Castle Hill, then visit a coastal fixture at Söderskärin majakka, then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, and finally examine the collection at Porvoo Museum/Holm House.

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Traveling by car from Helsinki to Porvoo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December in Porvoo, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Oulu.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Castle Hill ©
Castle Hill

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. On the 9th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Nallikari Beach, get your game on at Oulu Climbing Centre, admire the landmark architecture of Oulu Cathedral, then appreciate the history behind Toripolliisi, and finally make a trip to Kauppahalli.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, you can read our Oulu trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Porvoo to Oulu by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Porvoo in December; daily highs in Oulu reach -2°C and lows reach -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Fun & Games
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Nallikari Beach ©
Nallikari Beach
Oulu Cathedral ©
Oulu Cathedral
Oulu Climbing Centre ©
Oulu Climbing Centre

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