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Porvoo, Etela-Suomen Laani, Finland

How much does it cost to travel to Porvoo?

You should plan to spend around $143 (€132) per day on your vacation in Porvoo. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $33 (€30) on meals
  • $61 (€56) on local transportation
  • $149 (€137) on hotels

A one week trip to Porvoo for two people costs, on average, $2,004 (€1,843). This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
  • One Week Per person
  • 2 Weeks Per person
  • One Month Per person
  • One Week For a couple
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
  • One Month For a couple
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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to Porvoo cost?

A one week trip to Porvoo usually costs around $1,002 (€921) for one person and $2,004 (€1,843) for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Porvoo on average costs around $2,004 (€1,843) for one person and $4,009 (€3,685) for two people. This cost includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

Please note, prices can vary based on your travel style, speed, and other variables. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price per person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Porvoo will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Porvoo on average costs around $4,295 (€3,948) for one person and $8,590 (€7,897) for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.

Independent Travel

Traveling Independently to Porvoo has many benefits including affordabilty, freedom, flexibility, and the opportunity to control your own experiences.

All of the travel costs below are based on the experiences of other independent travelers.

Is Porvoo expensive to visit?

Prices in Porvoo are reasonable and comparable to your average travel destination. Hotels, food, and sightseeing are generally within normal price ranges.

Within Europe, which is known to be an expensive region, Porvoo is a moderately priced destination compared to other places. The overall cost of travel here is fair for the region and comparable to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria or Reims.

For more details, and to find out if it's within your travel budget, see Is Porvoo Expensive?

How much money do I need for a trip to Porvoo?

The average Porvoo trip cost is broken down by category here for independent travelers. All of these Porvoo travel prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) 137 ($149)
Local Transportation 1 56 ($61)
Food 2 30 ($33)
Entertainment 1 21 ($23)
Alcohol 2 5 - 15 ($5 - 16)
Accommodation Budget in Porvoo
Average Daily Costs

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The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Porvoo is $75 (€69). For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Porvoo is $149 (€137). This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.

  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room

Hotel Prices in Porvoo

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Actual Hotel Prices
The average hotel room price in Porvoo based on data provided by Kayak for actual hotel rooms is $130. (Prices in U.S. Dollars, before taxes & fees.)

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Transportation Budget in Porvoo
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Porvoo is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $61 (€56) per person, per day, on local transportation in Porvoo.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

Flights to Porvoo
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Rental Cars in Porvoo
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Food Budget in Porvoo
Average Daily Costs

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  • While meal prices in Porvoo can vary, the average cost of food in Porvoo is $33 (€30) per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Porvoo should cost around $13 (€12) per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Porvoo is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day

What did other people spend on Food in Porvoo?

Typical prices for Food in Porvoo are listed below. These actual costs are from real travelers and can give you an idea of the prices in Porvoo, but your costs will vary based on your travel style and the place where the purchase was made.

  • Lunch for 2

Entertainment Budget in Porvoo
Average Daily Costs

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  • Entertainment and activities in Porvoo typically cost an average of $23 (€21) per person, per day based on the spending of previous travelers. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.

  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.

Alcohol Budget in Porvoo
Average Daily Costs

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  • The average person spends about $11 (€9.93) on alcoholic beverages in Porvoo per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day

Porvoo on a Budget
Porvoo Porvoo, Finland
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 14th century. Even though Porvoo is not exactly a coastal town, it is connected to the Gulf of Finland via the Porvoo River. The river flows through the city, passing Porvoo's most well-known landmarks: the red shore houses. Historically, Porvoo has been an important center of trade. Founded nearly 800 years ago, Porvoo is the second oldest city in Finland and evidence of its long history can still be seen and felt as you walk its charming streets. For centuries, the city has served as both a home and a source of inspiration for many Finnish artists.
Porvoo's most well-known symbol and attraction are the lovely red shore houses. Originally, the shore houses were painted red in honor of the arrival of Gustav III, the king of Sweden. They were once used to store merchandise and exotic delicacies from distant lands.

Holm House is also a spectacular place to take in some local culture and sight as it hosts seasonal exhibitions and boasts a stunning flower garden in its yard.

Porvoo Cathedral, located at the heart of Old Porvoo, is one of the city's most well-known buildings. Built at the turn of the 14th century, the cathedral's remarkable history has seen it burn down five times, most recently in an arson attack in 2006. Following the devastation, the cathedral was renovated for two years, finally reopening to the public in 2008. In the foreground of the cathedral is an impressive bell tower.
Porvoo is famed for its Old Town, which is the main neighborhood of interest, a dense medieval street pattern with predominantly wooden houses. The Old Town came close to being demolished in the 19th century by a new urban plan for the city. The plan was cancelled due to a popular resistance headed by Count Louis Sparre.

The central point of the old town is the medieval, stone and brick Porvoo Cathedral. Old Porvoo is like one huge museum. It has retained its traditional shape right down to the cobblestone streets. Old Porvoo is also home to about 700 permanent residents. Old Porvoo is also home to many lovely restaurants, cafes, shops and museums.

Take an exciting ride on a vintage 1955 steam train excursion from the Porvoo Museum railway. You can also visit the unique Porvoo Doll and Toy museum, which has over one thousand dolls and hundreds of toys dating from 1800 to 1990. You can also visit the Porvoo museum. It is a History and art museum in the heart of the Old Town, housed in the former City Hall. The Diet of Porvoo was held here, and today it showcases artifacts from peasant life and a collection of old photographs.

Kayaking and canoeing on the Porvoo River and in the nearby island is a popular summer pastime. It's even possible to make your way down all the way from Lahti, 90 km away. The stream is gentle and it's quite suitable for beginners, but don't venture out into the sea unless you know what you're doing.
Food and Dining
When it comes to delicacies, Porvoo is definitely one of the best destinations in southern Finland. By the 19th century, people travelled all the way from Helsinki to visit Porvoo's cafes and restaurants. For a few restaurant ideas, try: Leipomo Virtanen, a great bakery with a large variety of food, Gabriel 1763, a nice restaurant with a couple of tables outside, and Wanha Laamanni, a classy restaurant in a building dating back to 1790, now serving up modern fare with a Finnish twist: try the deer carpaccio or tar-flavored salmon.

The closest major airport to Porvoo, Finland is Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (HEL / EFHK). This airport is in Helsinki, Finland and is 50 km from the center of Porvoo, Finland. There is no regular passenger train service to Porvoo, but there are buses from Helsinki's Central Bus Station to Porvoo every 15-30 minutes. It is also possible during certain months to take a cruise boat from Helsinki to Porvoo. Porvoo is easily accessed by car via the E18 expressway east from Helsinki towards Kotka and the Russian border. Porvoo is best explored on foot: the Old Town is compact, many streets pedestrian only and with few cars otherwise, and all main attractions can be easily reached from the bus, ferry or train stations. Parents will, however, probably want to leave the baby carriage at home: the Old Town's streets are cobblestone and the old center is on a hill.


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1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.