13 days in Helsinki, Inari & Porvoo Itinerary

13 days in Helsinki, Inari & Porvoo Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Inari
— 5 nights
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
4
Porvoo
— 1 night

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, stop by Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, thenvisit Katajanokka, and finally deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

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

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In March in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Market Square Kauppatori ©
Market Square Kauppatori

5
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. Take a break from the city and head to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Lake Inari. Change things up with these side-trips from Inari: Saariselka (Hippupuoti Gift Shop & Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort). The adventure continues: trek along Juutua Nature Trail, get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, experience rural life at Tuula's Reindeer, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Inari tour itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Helsinki to Inari in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Helsinki in March: high temperatures in Inari hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

4
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Laajalahti Nature Reserve. Temppeliaukio Church and The National Museum of Finland are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. See even more of Helsinki: browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market Hall, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, view the masterpieces at Okra, and admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Helsinki tour planner.

You can fly from Inari to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Inari in March; daily highs in Helsinki reach °C and lows reach °C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Wed) before leaving for Porvoo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Espoo
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
The Esplanadi Park ©
The Esplanadi Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

1
night
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 24th (Wed): contemplate the long history of The Runeberg Home, thenget some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, and then admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, take a stroll through Linden Esplanade, and then steep yourself in history at Kotka Church.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Porvoo trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Helsinki to Porvoo in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Kotka
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home

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