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 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
bus:  45​min
2
Porvoo
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Singapore

3
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.
Pack the 21st (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, and explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip app .

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. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in November, expect Helsinki to be much colder, temps between 5°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Vantaa Art Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, make a trip to Musical Fountain, then get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, then examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, then get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Porvoo online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Porvoo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. On the 24th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Lahti, Kotka, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry

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