Destination guide

Delight in the riverside landscape of Porvoo

The area's museums and churches are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Porvoo. This city's riverfront, spas and canoeing draw many visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Porvoo

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Porvoo a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Nevas Golf (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Vuosaari Golf (21.1 mi / 33.9 km)
  • Flamingo Entertainment Centre (24.9 mi / 40 km)
  • Helsinki Zoo (27.7 mi / 44.6 km)
  • Linnanmaki Amusement Park (28.5 mi / 45.9 km)
  • Allas Sea Pool (28.8 mi / 46.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Porvoo

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Porvoo is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sipoonkorpi National Park (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • Svartholma (21.7 mi / 34.9 km)
  • Hietaranta Beach (26.3 mi / 42.3 km)
  • Allas Sea Pool (28.8 mi / 46.3 km)
  • Winter Garden (28.9 mi / 46.5 km)
  • Esplanadi (29.1 mi / 46.8 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Porvoo

The nearest airport is in Helsinki (HEL-Vantaa), located 24.3 mi (39.2 km) from the city center.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Porvoo Station.

Where to stay around Porvoo?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 43 holiday lettings near Porvoo. From 3 Houses to 39 Studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Porvoo for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Porvoo?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Porvoo. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Porvoo Station: 68 holiday homes
  • Porvoo Museum: 67 holiday homes
  • Albert Edelfelt Studio Museum: 139 holiday homes
  • Nevas Golf: 897 holiday homes
  • Kymenlaakso: 88 holiday homes

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