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
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h
2
Porvoo
— 1 day
bus:  1​h
End: Helsinki

5
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 46 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church, make a trip to The Esplanadi Park, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and step off the mainland to explore Pihlajasaari Recreational Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki travel itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Hong Kong, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In August, daytime highs in Helsinki are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

1
day
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 23rd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, then take in the pleasant sights at Telegrafberget, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Porvoo trip site .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Porvoo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Kotka
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

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