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PRETOUR – Beautiful and magical Porvoo – Easy day trip from Helsinki CANCELLED!

Old Porvoo is one of Finland’s most idyllic districts. The cobbled streets are lined with old, doll-house-like houses and on top of the hill a white stone church looks over the river valley. Wonderful in the summer. Only one hour drive east of Helsinki. Old Porvoo treats all the visitors’ senses with its beautiful wooden buildings, historical sights, cozy shops, top notch restaurants and delightful cafés. Porvoo is great for a photoshoot and shopping daytrip as well as for a longer getaway in the Finnish nature. It's very easy to get into the Porvoo mode and fall in love with the place. Price 68 € (Participants minimum 12 and maximum 48) Included: 09:00 Bus from Helsinki to Porvoo (The bus is reserved for us throughout the day) - The bus leave from KIASMAs tourist Stop. Address is Mannerheiminaukio 2, Helsinki. KIASMA is contemporary art museum in Finland. 10.00-10:45 Guided river cruise on historical Porvoo River on board m/s Fredrika. View the beautiful scenery of medieval Porvoo and the castle hill Linnamäki. http://saaristolinja.com/in-english/ 11.00- 12.30 Lunch in Restaurant & Bar Gabriel 1763 which offers you an delicious meal. Gabriel 1763 is owned by private local people who want to keep the old spirit awake in the old town and at the same time warmly welcome their customers to enjoy in this tremendous milieu. http://www.gabriel1763.fi/lng/eng 12.30-13.30 Guided walking tour in Porvoo to learn more about the history of the Old Town. http://tourism.porvoo.fi/en 13.30 - 14.00 Coffee and refreshments 14:00-15.00 Independent relaxing and shopping time 15.00-16.00 Bus back to Helsinki  
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