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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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“Sweet” old Porvoo

We’ll first stroll around the Empire-style town of Porvoo to explore the 19th-century city landscapes with its rich history. We’ll then head to the chocolate factory where you have a chance to glance at the production lines while making your selection of sweets.

Tour time: 2 hours

Main attractions:

  • Empire-town houses (Eklöf, Lewin’s ancient brewery)
  • The harbour
  • Runeberg’s house, Finland’s national poet
  • Gymnasium park
  • Brunberg chocolate factory

This tour is available from 2 persons. This tour is suitable both for adults and families with children.

Tour level: easy

Tour distance: about 7km

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