6 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Porvoo
— 2 nights

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.
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, thentake 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 °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vantaa Art Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

2
nights
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 Söderskärin majakka are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Runeberg Home and Loviisan kirkko. Explore Porvoo's surroundings by going to Kotka (Kotka Church, Maritime Centre Vellamo, &more). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill, make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and admire the striking features 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 °C, while at night they dip to °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

Side Trips

Kotka, Loviisan kirkko
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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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