8 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

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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 · Wildlife · Parks

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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 Temppeliaukio Church are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, visit Katajanokka, and admire the landmark architecture of The National Library of Finland.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki day trip tool.

Drive from Porvoo to Helsinki in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Helsinki sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 43°F at night.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

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