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:  45​min
2
Porvoo
— 3 nights
bus:  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.
Get outdoors at Nuuksio National Park and Ekenas Archipelago National Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hakaniemi Market and Room Escape Games. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, stop by Artisaani, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki route site .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In September, daytime highs in Helsinki are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ekenas Archipelago National Park, Nuuksio National Park
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Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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 12th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Hollola, then make a trip to Musical Fountain, then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Main Building of Military School, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Porvoo travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Hamina, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Musical Fountain, Church of Hollola, Riverside Park
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Church of Hollola ©
Church of Hollola
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
Main Building of Military School ©
Main Building of Military School

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