8 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Porvoo Itinerary

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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.
The Aalto House and Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Mannerheim Museum and Submarine Vesikko. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach, step off the mainland to explore Pihlajasaari Recreational Park, see the interesting displays at Military Museum of Manes, and admire the landmark architecture of The National Library of Finland.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki day trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Helsinki. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius
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The Aalto House ©
The Aalto House
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Hietaniemi Cemetery ©
Hietaniemi Cemetery


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 · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, St. John's Church, St Michael Church
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St Michael Church ©
St Michael Church
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
Orthodox Church Porvoo ©
Orthodox Church Porvoo