8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h
2
Porvoo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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 Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, make a trip to Senate Square, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukion Church.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In August, Helsinki is cooler than Singapore - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Porvoo: Kotka (Sapokka Water Garden, Sibelius Park, & more). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, and enjoy the sea views from Söderskärin majakka.

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You can take a bus from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Another option is to drive. In September, daytime highs in Porvoo are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Kotka
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

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