6 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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6 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Tallinn
ferry:  1​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
2
Porvoo
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Tallinn

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Tallinn, Estonia to Helsinki is an approximately 2-hour ferry ride. You can also fly. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, and then examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Maretarium, get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, then contemplate the long history of Ungern and Rosen Fortresses, then get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Porvoo itinerary tool .

Traveling by bus from Helsinki to Porvoo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Porvoo, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kotka, Ungern and Rosen Fortresses
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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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