The little M/S Borgå runs 45-minute river jaunts past the Old Town hourly in summer from the passenger harbour (€8, hourly 11am to 4pm,...
This noble old steamship cruises from Helsinki to Porvoo (adult single/return €25/36, daily except Thursday) in summer and makes an...
Porvoo Historical Museum
Porvoo Historical Museum is in two adjacent buildings on the beautiful cobbled Old Town Hall Square. The more interesting of the two is...
On the main bridge, this atmospheric red-brick former storehouse is a cosy, romantic spot for drinks of any kind: it roasts its own...
In the heart of the Old Town, this rustic restaurant specializes in slow food: locally farmed snails (€15 for a half-dozen) prepared in...
Lonely Planet review
With white-lofted ceilings and chandeliers, this stylish old building on the market square remains an enduring place to sip tea or savour cakes and biscuits from a huge pastry cabinet.