6 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

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6 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Porvoo
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: Helsinki

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.
Pack the 22nd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), meet the residents at Korkeasaari Zoo, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki route website .

If you are flying in from Sweden, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Theme Parks, #Parks
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 23rd (Thu), revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, then take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, then get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll around Sibelius Hall and then examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Porvoo trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Porvoo can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Shopping

Side Trips

Kotka, Sibelius Hall
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Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

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