One day trip from Helsinki. Porvoo is a smalltown on southern coast and it has a very picturesque old town. really charming, where you can feel the atmosphere of lovely wooden houses of yesterday, now used as apartments, shops, and cafés.
Porvoo - Finland the church up in the hill is from the year and has burned down many times, latest was summer Red barns and old houses tell story of maritime merchandy, and hard times at those little seashore town during the centuries.
Porvoo is a city and a municipality situated on the southern coast of Finland approximately 50 kilometers east of Helsinki. Porvoo is one of the six medieval towns in Finland, first mentioned as a city in texts from century.