5 days in Porvoo, Helsinki & Tallinn Itinerary

5 days in Porvoo, Helsinki & Tallinn Itinerary

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5 days in Porvoo, Helsinki & Tallinn Itinerary

Paris, France
Fly:  7​h 15​min
Porvoo, Finland
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
Helsinki, Finland
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h 45​min
Tallinn, Estonia
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
Paris, France

1
day
Porvoo, Finland

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, and then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Porvoo trip itinerary planner.

Paris, France to Porvoo is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Paris to Porvoo. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Paris in February, with highs in Porvoo at -2°C and lows at -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Porvoo

#Historic Sites
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

2
days
Helsinki, Finland

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukion Church, then steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then browse the exhibits of Fortress of Suomenlinna, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park.

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

Getting from Porvoo to Helsinki by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to -2°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Tallinn.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
days
Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn ©
A historic city with its eye firmly on the future, Tallinn blends medieval fortifications, gleaming skyscrapers, and charming boutiques with a spattering of Soviet relics.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Dome Church / St. Mary's Church, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then contemplate the long history of Town Wall, and finally take a stroll through Tallinn Old Town. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to St. Catherine's Passage, admire the landmark architecture of Tallinn Town Hall, look for gifts at Doll house, then wander the streets of Toompea Hill, and finally explore the world behind art at Art Museum of Estonia.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Tallinn trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Helsinki to Tallinn by ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in February, and nighttime lows around -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tallinn

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Town Wall ©
Town Wall
Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill
Dome Church / St. Mary's Church ©
Dome Church / St. Mary's Church

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