9 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

9 days in Porvoo & Helsinki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Uusimaa trip planner

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Porvoo
— 3 nights
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Helsinki
— 5 nights
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Porvoo

— 3 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 3rd (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill and then stop by Willatar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Runeberg Park and then browse the different shops at Shopping Center Veturi.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Porvoo trip itinerary website.

If you are flying in from Indonesia, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Tampere-Pirkkala Airport and Turku Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Swedish Theater (Svenska Teatern), Old Market Hall, Food Tours, and other attractions. Do some cultural sightseeing at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and The National Museum of Finland. Do your shopping at Hakaniemi Market and Marimekko. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Stromforsin Ruukki (in Ruotsinpyhtaa), Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry (in Pyhtaa) and Linden Esplanade (in Kotka). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), explore the different monuments and memorials at Hietaniemi Cemetery, and stop by Boss Shop.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Porvoo to Helsinki takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Helsinki sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 6 — 11: