Charming Porvoo is famous for its unique Old Town district. The historic ambience of Old Porvoo is created by idyllic wooden houses, gardens, boutiques and cobbled streets. Little boutiques, high-quality restaurants and atmospheric cafes are also an essential part of a holiday in the town. During summertime you can get easily to Porvoo by boat or by bus. Buses traffic between Helsinki and Porvoo every day from morning until late in the evening. The journey from Helsinki takes less than an hour.
Porvoo also offers an unforgettable experience in winter. Numerous events, such as Christmas markets and concerts, take place around Christmas and New Year.
Top 5 events in 2016
- Porvoo Spring Market 26-27 May
- Avanti! Summer Sounds, 29 June - 3 July
- Shopping Night in Old Porvoo, 2 Sep
- Porvoo Autumn Market 6-7 Oct
- Christmas Market at the Art Factory 9-11 Dec
Further information: www.visitporvoo.fi
Porvoo features in the Helsinki & Southern Finland daytrips brochure.