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
bus:  1​h
2
Porvoo
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h
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.
Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church, and shop like a local with Market Square Kauppatori.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online tour itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from Romania, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In November, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to catcht the bus to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Sibelius Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, contemplate the long history of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, then get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town. On your second day here, examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Aviation, and then examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Porvoo trip itinerary site .

Getting from Helsinki to Porvoo by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. November in Porvoo sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for the bus ride back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kotka, Motorcycle Museum of Finland
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Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

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