7 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

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7 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

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

2
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 15th (Fri), wander the streets of Stromforsin ruukki and then explore the striking landscape at Hiidenkirnut. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, look for all kinds of wild species at Kaunissaari, then stroll through Runeberg Park, and finally revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Porvoo travel route planner .

Helsinki to Porvoo is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kaunissaari, Hiidenkirnut, Stromforsin ruukki
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Stromforsin ruukki ©
Stromforsin ruukki
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

4
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 the city life by going to Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Shop till you drop at Sibelius Hall and Old Market Hall. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, and take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online trip maker .

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. June in Helsinki sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Sibelius Hall, Nuuksio National Park
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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