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Let’s bike through the “Empire town”

Our certified guide of Finland will take you to the discovery of the “Empire town” of Porvoo. You’ll enjoy biking with Jopo, the traditional Finnish bike. Biking comfortably with Jopo is a funny experience. Along the way you’ll learn about the history of Finland as you stroll along the harbour and into city landscapes from the 19th century.

Tour time: 1 hour

Main attractions

  • Simolin’s building (at present: Bar Paahtimo)
  • Empire-town houses (Eklöf, Lewin’s ancient brewery)
  • The harbour
  • Gymnasium park
  • Runeberg’s house, Finland’s national poet
  • Runeberg’s park

The tour is available from 2 persons and is suitable both for adults and families with children. Children under 7 ride in a trailer.

Tour distance: about 3km

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