17 days in Kuopio & Helsinki Itinerary

17 days in Kuopio & Helsinki Itinerary

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17 days in Kuopio & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Kuopio
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Helsinki
— 14 nights
End: Helsinki

2
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): examine the collection at Kuopion Korttelimuseo and then examine the collection at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, then examine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, then enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kuopio online trip itinerary builder .

Helsinki to Kuopio is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuopio

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo ©
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopion Korttelimuseo ©
Kuopion Korttelimuseo

14
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Get some historical perspective at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Rock Church. You'll explore and learn at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and National Museum of Finland. Venture out of the city with trips to Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Porvoo Old Town (in Porvoo). Pack the 18th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaari Zoo, head off the coast to Pihlajasaari Recreational Park, enjoy some friendly competition at Flamingo Entertainment Centre, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Flamingo Entertainment Centre, Porvoo Old Town
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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