8 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Uusimaa sightseeing planner

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Porvoo
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 5 nights

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Porvoo

— 2 nights
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Michael Church and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Arboretum Mustila.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Porvoo itinerary planning tool.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Tampere-Pirkkala Airport and Turku Airport. In May in Porvoo, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Helsinki

— 5 nights

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, visit Katajanokka, admire the landmark architecture of The National Library of Finland, and contemplate the long history of The Aalto House.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Porvoo to Helsinki takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in May, and nighttime lows around 43°F.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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