5 days in Porvoo, Helsinki & Tallinn Itinerary

5 days in Porvoo, Helsinki & Tallinn Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Porvoo
Porvoo, Finland
— 1 day
Helsinki, Finland
— 3 nights
Tallinn, Estonia
— 1 night


Porvoo, Finland — 1 day

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 24th (Fri): steep yourself in history at The Runeberg Home, then admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo, and then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Porvoo trip itinerary planner.

Paris, France to Porvoo is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Paris to Porvoo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Paris in February, with highs in Porvoo at 0°C and lows at -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Helsinki.
Historic Sites

Helsinki, Finland — 3 nights

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): pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: 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 where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Helsinki day trip website.

Drive from Porvoo to Helsinki in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Tallinn.
Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Spas

Tallinn, Estonia — 1 night

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): pause for some serene contemplation at Peapiiskopi Kirik, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then steep yourself in history at Tallinn Town Wall, and finally stop by Tallinn Old Town. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to St. Catherine's Passage, get a sense of history and politics at Tallinna Raekoda, then shop like a local with Nukupood Doll Shop, then contemplate the long history of Toompea Hill, and finally contemplate the long history of Kumu Art Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tallinn trip app.

Getting from Helsinki to Tallinn by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In February, daily temperatures in Tallinn can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games · Museums