6 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

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Route & dates

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, make a trip to The Esplanadi Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online trip itinerary maker.

If you are flying in from Romania, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In November, daytime highs in Helsinki are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to catch the bus to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio 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 4th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Sibelius Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, then take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, then revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town. On the next day, examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, see the interesting displays at Museum of Aviation, and then examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Porvoo holiday planner.

Traveling by bus from Helsinki to Porvoo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus 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
Sibelius Park ©
Sibelius Park
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

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