Posted on 2021-02-27
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Porvoo Tour: Full-day Guided Tour from Helsinki with Boat trip & Lunch

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Take a full-day guided tour to the medieval town of Porvoo and travel back to history. Admire its iconic red wooden houses lined up along the river bank and learn about its fascinating history that has inspired artists, poets, and kings.

◾ Enjoy a full-day trip from Helsinki to the medieval town of Porvoo
◾ Be amazed by the beauty of this historic town and its countless attractions
◾ Listen to your knowledgeable guide and learn about Porvoo's fascinating history

About this experience

MEETING POINT: At your hotel
LANGUAGE/S: English, other languages available on request
DEPARTURE TIME: 8.00 am to 9.00 am depending on the season
OPENING SEASONS: June to October
WHO CAN COME: Porvoo tour is suitable for everyone

Description - What to expect

Your Porvoo tour starts with a pick-up from your hotel in Helsinki and a drive to the ancient city of Porvoo, just 50 km away. Be amazed by the beauty of this historic town and its countless attractions that captivate visitors from all over the world. You will visit several attractions along the riverside including the old classical church, beautiful narrow streets and lovely red houses reflecting their bright colours onto the river water.

Spend 2.5 hours in the charming old town accompanied by your tour guide and get to know all about its history and cultural inheritance. Be enchanted by the stylish houses, the cobbled lined streets, idyllic parks and the iconic red houses on the river bank. Visit the Välikatu street which has been chosen among the 20 most beautiful streets in the world.

Take a boat trip to admire Porvoo from a unique perspective and capture with your camera some beautiful pictures of the colourful houses lined up on the river bank. End your tour with a traditional Finnish lunch before you are taken back to Helsinki.

What's included, what's not

✔ Pick-up/drop-off service
✔ English speaking guide (other languages, Dutch, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, are available on request)
✔ Porvoo city tour, including the Old Town, History Museum, and others
✔ Boat Trip
✔ Traditional lunch

Cutoff time before activity

  • 24 hours

Prepare for the experience - Important information

◾ Please be ready and wait in your hotel lobby 10 minutes prior to your scheduled pickup time
◾ Infant under 4 is complimentary