8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  5​h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
bus:  45​min
2
Porvoo
— 2 nights
3
Porvoo
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
End: Copenhagen

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Nuuksio National Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki vacation builder site .

Copenhagen, Denmark to Helsinki is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Copenhagen to Helsinki is 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

2
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 (Mon): get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, and then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo and then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Porvoo road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Porvoo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Porvoo, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Porvoo.

Things to do in Porvoo

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Arboretum Mustila
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home

3
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Castle Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park, and then don't miss a visit to Orthodox Church Porvoo.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Porvoo online journey builder .

You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Lahti, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, Riverside Park, Hiidenvuori
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Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Castle Hill ©
Castle Hill
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori

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