6 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Porvoo
— 3 nights

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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.
Pack the 14th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Havis Amanda, and learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

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If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo, then walk around Sapokka Water Garden, and finally walk around Runeberg Park. Keep things going the next day: revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, contemplate the long history of Ungern and Rosen Fortresses, then get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Maretarium, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town.

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You can drive from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Porvoo are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home

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