8 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Uusimaa travel route 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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop and then contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town and then get to know the fascinating history of Castle Hill.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Porvoo holiday planning site.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Tampere-Pirkkala Airport and Turku Airport. December in Porvoo sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites · Shopping
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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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and cruise along King's Road.

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You can drive from Porvoo to Helsinki in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Helsinki are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Outdoors

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