5 days in Porvoo & Espoo Itinerary

5 days in Porvoo & Espoo Itinerary

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5 days in Porvoo & Espoo Itinerary

Start: Porvoo
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Porvoo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Espoo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
End: Porvoo

1
night
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 28th (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Hiidenkirnut, contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, and finally look for gifts at Pieni Suklaatehdas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius, visit a coastal fixture at Söderskärin majakka, steep yourself in history at Castle Hill, then admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally stroll around Runeberg Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Porvoo driving holiday planner.

If you are flying in from Greece, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Espoo.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hiidenkirnut, Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius
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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
Espoo

Espoo ©
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nuuksio National Park. On the 30th (Fri), walk around Nuuksio National Park, examine the collection at The Finnish Museum of Horology, and then explore the world behind art at EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Vantaa Art Museum, get engrossed in the history at Finnish Aviation Museum, and then cool off at Serena Water Park.

Plan trip to Espoo with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Porvoo to Espoo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Espoo are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Espoo

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Vantaa
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Heureka ©
Heureka
Serena Water Park ©
Serena Water Park

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