5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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1
Porvoo
— 2 nights
2
Helsinki
— 2 nights

2
nights
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 26th (Wed): steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Sibelius Park, then examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, then take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Porvoo trip builder site.

Helsinki to Porvoo is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home

2
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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, make a trip to Senate Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip builder website.

Drive from Porvoo to Helsinki in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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