5 days in Kuopio & Porvoo Itinerary

5 days in Kuopio & Porvoo Itinerary

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Kuopio
— 2 nights
Drive
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Porvoo
— 2 nights
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Kuopio

— 2 nights
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): examine the collection at Kuopion Automuseoon, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, and then admire the masterpieces at VB Photographic Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutheran Cathedral, examine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, then admire the majestic nature at Snellman Park, and finally explore the world behind art at Kuopio Art Museum.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kuopio holiday tool.

Helsinki to Kuopio is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Porvoo

— 2 nights
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Söderskärin majakka and Porvoo Doll and Toy Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa and Hamina Town Hall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Porvoo: St. Nicholas Orthodox Church (in Kotka), Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry (in Pyhtaa) and Hamina (Hamina Fortress, Marian Kirkko, &more). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St Michael Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill, and steep yourself in history at Ungern and Rosen Fortresses.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Porvoo itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Porvoo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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