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
bus:  45​min
2
Porvoo
— 3 nights
bus:  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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Room Escape Games and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Inkoon kirkko (in Inkoo) and Hanko Water Tower (in Hanko). Pack the 25th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Snappertunan kirkko, stop by Taiga Colors, and get your game on at True VR.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In December in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 37°F during the day and 27°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hanko Water Tower, Snappertunan kirkko, Inkoon kirkko
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Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Room Escape Games
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

3
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 27th (Fri), hit the slopes at Mielakka Ski Center. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Main Building of Military School, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kymi Church, then examine the collection at Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Hollola.

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Drive from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 35°F, and evening lows to 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Kymi Church, Main Building of Military School, Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo, Church of Hollola
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Church of Hollola ©
Church of Hollola
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
Main Building of Military School ©
Main Building of Military School

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