7 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

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7 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Porvoo
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: Helsinki


3
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.
Shop till you drop at Old Market Hall and Kamppi Shopping Centre. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Katajanokka. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Teijo national park (in Pernio) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, look for gifts at Artisaani, and take a memorable drive along King's Road.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planning tool .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In January, daytime highs in Helsinki are 26°F, while nighttime lows are 17°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Teijo national park, King's Road, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

3
nights
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 14th (Mon): examine the collection at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, and then explore the galleries of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum. On the next day, stroll through Mielakka Ski Center.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Porvoo online trip planner .

Drive from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 27°F, and evening lows to 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Lahti, Mielakka Ski Center, Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland

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