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Porvoo tour from Helsinki

Porvoo, Finland
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Duration

4-6 Hours

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Overview

Porvoo Tour from Helsinki

Porvoo Tour from Helsinki – About 50 km east of Helsinki is a small city called Porvoo. It is one of Finland’s six medieval towns, and its charming old town, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site, is what makes it famous. There are many old buildings in the old town, like the Porvoo Cathedral and the Old Town Hall. Visitors can also check out the many shops, art galleries, and cafes in the city. People also like to go to Porvoo to go boating and fishing.

On the other hand, Helsinki is Finland’s capital and largest city. It is on the country’s southern coast and is known for its many different kinds of buildings, museums, and cultural events. The Helsinki Cathedral, the Senate Square, and the Uspenski Cathedral are all well-known places in the city. People can also visit the city’s busy market squares and many parks and gardens. Helsinki is also known for its lively nightlife and great restaurants.

Both Porvoo and Helsinki are popular places to visit in Finland, but they offer different things. Porvoo is known for its charming old town and beautiful nature, while Helsinki is known for its rich cultural and architectural history and busy city life.

Also, read – Checklist to travel to Finland

Things you can do in Porvoo tour from Helsinki

  1. Explore the Old Town: The heart of Porvoo is its charming old town, which is home to several historic buildings, including the Porvoo Cathedral and the Old Town Hall. Visitors can also explore the city’s many boutiques, art galleries, and cafes.
  2. Take a Boat Tour: Porvoo is a popular destination for boating, and visitors can take a boat tour of the city’s canals and rivers. The tour will take you through the beautiful archipelago and you can admire the historic wooden houses.
  3. Visit the Porvoo Museum: The Porvoo Museum is located in the old town and is dedicated to the history and culture of the city. It features exhibits on the history of Porvoo, including the city’s medieval past and its role in the Finnish Revolution.
  4. Visit the Porvoo Art Factory: The Porvoo Art Factory is a cultural center that features a variety of art exhibits, workshops, and events. You can find here the works of local artists and craftsmen.
  5. Take a hike or bike ride: Porvoo is surrounded by beautiful nature and visitors can take a hike or bike ride through the nearby forests and countryside.
  6. Visit the Porvoo Botanic Garden: The Porvoo Botanic Garden is located just a short drive from the city center and features a variety of plants and flowers from around the world.
  7. Go fishing: Porvoo is also known for its fishing, you can take a fishing trip on the river or sea.
  8. Visit the Porvoo Christmas Market: During the Christmas season, Porvoo holds an annual Christmas market where you can find traditional Finnish crafts, food and drinks, and festive entertainment.

Porvoo tour from Helsinki

Does this Porvoo tour from Helsinki includes guide ?
This 1 day Porvoo tour from Helsinki includes guide who will also act as your driver. He will explain you about the tours.
Is this Porvoo tour from Helsinki on Private basis ?
Yes, this Porvoo tour from Helsinki is on Private basis.
Will driver pick us up from Hotel for this Porvoo tour from Helsinki ?
Yes, driver will pick you up from Hotel(Within the city limits) for this Porvoo tour from Helsinki.
What is the duration of this Porvoo tour from Helsinki ?
The Porvoo tour from Helsinki will be of 4-6 hours duration.

 

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Highlights

  • This private 4-hour excursion from Helsinki to Porvoo features an expert local guide and plenty of time to learn about the city.
  • Experience the old town of Porvoo, a lovely maze of cobblestone alleys and wooden buildings.
  • Examine the history of the city of Porvoo and the forces that have molded it through the years.
  • Porvoo's stone and brick Town Hall dates back to the 15th century and is worth a visit.
  • Cathedral Tour the red-painted warehouses along the Porvoo River and find out why they're all painted that color. Have fun window shopping at the quaint local boutiques and art galleries.
  • Having a private guide all to yourself means more individualized attention and insight.

What you will do

10-11 AM - Pick up from Hotel for Porvoo tour from Helsinki
In the morning, from your hotel, our driver will pick you up for the Porvoo tour from Helsinki.You are requested to be on time at Lobby so as to ignore no show status.
11:30 am-12:30 pm - Explore Cathedral of Porvoo
Your guide will take you to the Cathedral of Porvoo first. The Cathedral of Porvoo, also called the Porvoo Cathedral, is a stone church from the Middle Ages. It is in the Finnish city of Porvoo. It is an important part of the city's history and a popular place for tourists to visit.

The Cathedral of Porvoo was built in the 14th century. It is the oldest stone church in Finland. In the 18th century, the church was rebuilt, and it has been fixed up several times since then. The cathedral is a mix of Gothic and Baroque styles, and it has a tall tower with a spire on top.

People can look at the beautiful frescoes on the walls and ceiling and the intricate carvings on the altarpiece when they go inside the cathedral. The cathedral also has a number of chapels. The remains of the medieval bishop of Turku are kept in the Chapel of Saint Henry.

The Cathedral of Porvoo is also a place of worship, and people can go there to attend services. During the summer, people can go up to the top of the bell tower of the church and get a great view of the city and the area around it.
The Cathedral of Porvoo is an interesting piece of medieval architecture and a very important historical site. It is a great place to learn about the history and culture of Porvoo and is a must-see for tourists.
12:30-13:30 - Porvoo Old Town
After exploring the amazing Cathedral of Porvoo, our guide will drop you off in the old town of Porvoo.
Here, it will be a walking tour of this amazing town. We will look at the merchant houses, Simolin storage house and supermarket, Porvoon paahtimo coffee roasting factory, Niiko Laurila store, old market square, Old townhall, Rimikko toy store, Brunberg chocolate store
14:00-14:30 - Drop to hotel
After the completion of your 1-day Porvoo tour from Helsinki, our driver will drop you back to your hotel.

Included/Excluded

  • Pickup from Hotel within the city limits
  • Private Pickup
  • Driver Cum Guide
  • No Entry tickets
  • No Meals
  • No Drinks
  • Accommodation
  • Any medical expense

Activity Type

City Tour

Transfers Type

Private
Sharing Transfers

Duration of Activity

Half Day

Activity's Location

Porvoo, Finland

FAQs

Cancellation policy of Porvoo tour from Helsinki ?
Full refund if cancelled before 72 hours of travel
No refund if cancelled within 72 hours of travel
When will i get the details of the Guide cum driver ?
The contact details of your guide and chauffeur will be shared with you 24 hours before the travel time.

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26/01/2023

Stephen was an amazing guide

The tour went perfect with so talented guide Stephen. He knew everything about the city. gave us a bit of Extra time. The wooden houses and Cathedral were interesting. . Thanks Lestacworld for the smooth tour process.
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