6 days in Porvoo, Savonlinna & Helsinki Itinerary

6 days in Porvoo, Savonlinna & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Porvoo
— 2 nights
2
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
3
Helsinki
— 1 night

2
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, make a trip to Stromforsin Ruukki, thenadmire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Porvoo visit planning site.

Rome, Italy to Porvoo is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Rome in April, plan for cooler days in Porvoo, with highs around °C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Hiidenkirnut, Stromforsin Ruukki
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, thensee the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, and finally explore the activities along Siikalahti Wetland. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip planner.

You can drive from Porvoo to Savonlinna in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In April in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Siikalahti Wetland, Linnansaari National Park
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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