6 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Porvoo
— 2 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Vantaa Art Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 3.5 hours. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in May, things will get cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 18°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum and Maritime Centre Vellamo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Söderskärin majakka and Kotka Church. Step out of Porvoo to go to Kotka and see Sapokka Water Garden, which is approximately 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, get to know the fascinating history of Castle Hill, revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Porvoo trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Porvoo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Porvoo can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

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Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home

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