11 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

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11 days in Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 8 nights
Bus:  1 h
2
Porvoo
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h
End: Helsinki

8
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lohjan Pyhan Laurin Kirkko the Church of St Lawrence Lohja (in Lohja), Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Helsinki online trip builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Helsinki. In February in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Vantaa, Church of St. Lawrence, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Venture out of the city with trips to Motorcycle Museum of Finland (in Lahti) and Kotka (Maretarium, Sapokka Water Garden, & more). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home.

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Take a bus from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. February in Porvoo sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Motorcycle Museum of Finland
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Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home