5 days in Porvoo & Turku Itinerary

5 days in Porvoo & Turku Itinerary

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5 days in Porvoo & Turku Itinerary

Start: Aalborg
Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
1
Porvoo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Aalborg

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): steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, enjoy the sea views from Söderskärin majakka, get to know the fascinating history of Castle Hill, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, then revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Porvoo trip itinerary planning app .

Aalborg, Denmark to Porvoo is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Porvoo can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Porvoo

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

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, then get your game on at Moomin World, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma. Here are some ideas for day two: gain insight at Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Turku day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Porvoo to Turku takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. July in Turku sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Old Rauma, Naantali Old Town
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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