7 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Turku
Drive:  2 h 15 min
1
Porvoo
— 1 day
Bus:  45 min
2
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h
End: Turku

1
day
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): stop by Riimikko, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, then get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Porvoo journey app.

Turku to Porvoo is an approximately 2.5- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Shopping Historic Sites
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Riimikko ©
Riimikko
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

6
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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. Pack the 6th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

You can take a bus from Porvoo to Helsinki in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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