5 days in Kuopio & Porvoo Itinerary

5 days in Kuopio & Porvoo Itinerary

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Kuopio
— 2 nights
Drive
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Porvoo
— 2 nights
Drive

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Kuopio

— 2 nights
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): examine the collection at Kuopion Automuseoon, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, and then admire the masterpieces at VB Photographic Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutheran Cathedral, examine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, then admire the majestic nature at Snellman Park, and finally explore the world behind art at Kuopio Art Museum.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kuopio holiday tool.

Helsinki to Kuopio is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Porvoo.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Porvoo

— 2 nights
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Söderskärin majakka and St Michael Church. Discover out-of-the-way places like Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa and Porvoo Doll and Toy Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Porvoo: Hamina (Hamina Fortress, Hamina Town Hall, &more), St. Nicholas Orthodox Church (in Kotka) and Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry (in Pyhtaa). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Castle Hill and contemplate the long history of Ungern and Rosen Fortresses.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Porvoo tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Kuopio to Porvoo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. May in Porvoo sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites · Museums

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