8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Porvoo
— 2 nights
3
Porvoo
— 3 nights

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Helsinki

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Nuuksio National Park.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki attractions planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Helsinki is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Copenhagen to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

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2
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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): revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, admire the striking features 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 next day: see the interesting displays at Maritime Centre Vellamo and then look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Porvoo day trip site.

You can drive from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Porvoo can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Porvoo.

Things to do in Porvoo

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Wildlife Area
Arboretum Mustila
4.7
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Historic Site
The Runeberg Home
4.6

3
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Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Castle Hill. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, walk around Riverside Park, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Orthodox Church Porvoo.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Porvoo tour planning website.

You will leave for home on the 27th (Sat).

Things to do in Porvoo

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Historic Walking Area
Castle Hill
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Geologic Formation
Hiidenvuori
4.4

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