Guided tour

From Helsinki: Porvoo Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

Activity provider: Helsinki Tour
Guided tour

From Helsinki: Porvoo Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

Activity provider: Helsinki Tour

From US$ 169.90 per person

Learn about the history, culture, and traditions of Porvoo Old Town on this tour. Discover well-preserved 18th and 19th-century buildings as well as the 15th-century Porvoo Cathedral.

About this activity

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Duration 4.5 hours
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Live tour guide


  • Fall in love with the medieval town of Porvoo
  • Explore well-preserved 18th and 19th century buildings
  • Return back in time to Porvoo's golden era with a professional guide
  • Enjoy gorgeous views and rejuvenate from the daily grind
Full description

You'll meet your guide in Helsinki just before noon. From here, you'll head to Porvoo to marvel at the historic Old Town, with its well-preserved historical buildings as well as a 15th-century cathedral. The Old Town is a historically and culturally significant place and is recognized as one of the important National landscapes of Finland.

During the tour, you will learn about Finnish history and culture, exploring the Red Riverside Warehouses, Porvoo Castle, Porvoo Old Town Hall, and the devil's stairs, as well as many other attractions. After your guide shows you around the top attractions in Porvoo you'll have about 40 minutes of free time to explore the many cafes, restaurants, and shops in Old Town. Then you'll head back to Helsinki where the bus will drop you off in Senate Square.

  • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
  • English-speaking guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet your guide near the statue of Alexander II in the middle of Senate Square. Your guide will have a Helsinki Tour sign.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking.
  • This tour operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved.
  • Minimum passenger requirement applies. The tour may be canceled or rescheduled if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of cancellation due to passenger requirement, you will receive a full refund.
  • If you wish to book a private transfer with wheelchair access please contact the local partner by email.

Product ID: 269102