• Location: Helsinki, Finland
  • Duration: 4 hours (approx.)
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Discover the delightful town of Porvoo on a 4-hour private tour from Helsinki, with an expert local guide beside you. Venture east to this medieval town, Finland’s second oldest, and learn about its 14th-century origins and the people who shaped it as you explore. Take a walking tour through the cobbled Old Town, and admire the 15th-century cathedral, old Town Hall and traditional, red-painted store houses along the riverside. Before returning to Helsinki, enjoy free time to stroll, relax and perhaps buy souvenirs at the quaint craft shops.

Highlights

  • Private 4-hour tour of Porvoo from Helsinki, with an informative local guide
  • Explore charming Porvoo Old Town, a warren of cobbled streets lined with wooden houses
  • Learn about the people and events that have shaped Porvoo down the centuries
  • Visit the old Town Hall and 15th-century, stone-and-brick Porvoo Cathedral
  • See Porvoo’s riverside warehouses and learn why they are all painted red
  • Enjoy time to stroll, relax and browse the charming crafts shops and boutiques
  • Receive the undivided attention of a private guide, with personalized commentary

What You Can Expect

Private Half-Day Trip to Medieval Porvoo from Helsinki

"Traditional Cobble-Stoned Streets of Medieval Porvoo

Customer Reviews

Wendy S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2017

Amazing guide, very knowledgeable and flexible, was happy to show me things I was interested in seeing in Porvoo and discuss other off topic subjects related to Finland in general. I highly recommend this tour to Porvoo, especially the museum and Holm House. A quaint little village full of charms and nostalgia, an important city in Finland's history. Well worth a visit.

Anonymous

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2017

The Porvoo tour was really good. Transfer and guide were all excellent! It perhaps would have been nice to have a little more free time for a wander, but that also have been us taking too long for the other components.

Lia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

We took this tour because we wanted to see really historical and authentic Finnish city. Actually, as we got to know from our great guide, it is the second oldest city of Finland. We were travelling with our small child, and taking individual tour was the best option for us. We highly recommend this tour!

Olga Ukraine

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Porvoo is a very lovely old city, and it is really one of those hidden gems of the country that you should visit to see the real Finland. Our lovely guide showed us well-known spots, as well as small nice places that only locals know about. Absolutely must see!

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