8 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 4 nights
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Porvoo
— 3 nights
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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Mannerheim Museum and The Aalto House will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Toolo Bay (Toolonlahti) and Hietaniemi Cemetery. Step out of Helsinki to go to Jarvenpaa and see Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius, which is approximately 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, learn about all things military at Submarine Vesikko, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kallahdenniemi Beach, and admire the landmark architecture of The National Library of Finland.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip builder.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Helsinki. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

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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 21st (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Michael Church, take an in-depth tour of Postbacken - Postimaki, take in the pleasant sights at The Devil's Stairs, then go for a walk through Telegrafberget, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Orthodox Church Porvoo. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Aijanniemi Beach, then kick back and relax at Beach Mansikkalahti, and finally wander the streets of Linden Esplanade.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Porvoo trip planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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