3 days in Porvoo, Kotka & Helsinki Itinerary

3 days in Porvoo, Kotka & Helsinki Itinerary

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3 days in Porvoo, Kotka & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Tallinn
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Porvoo
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Kotka
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Helsinki
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h
End: Tallinn

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Porvoo

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 20th (Sat): make a trip to Porvoo Old Town and then get to know the fascinating history of Castle Hill.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Porvoo online vacation planner .

Tallinn, Estonia to Porvoo is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. In July, daily temperatures in Porvoo can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites
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Castle Hill ©
Castle Hill
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

1
night
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sibelius Park as well as Beach Mansikkalahti. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kotka Church, then take in nature's colorful creations at Sibelius Park, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Mansikkalahti.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kotka day trip app .

Drive from Porvoo to Kotka in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Kotka sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sibelius Park ©
Sibelius Park
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Kotka Church ©
Kotka Church

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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.
Cathedral of Porvoo has been added to your itinerary. On the 22nd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukion Church, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, and then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Helsinki road trip planning website .

Getting from Kotka to Helsinki by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. July in Helsinki sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Cathedral of Porvoo
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo

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