5 days in Lakeland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

5 days in Lakeland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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5 days in Lakeland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

Brisbane
Fly:  30​h
Kuhmo
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  25​h
Brisbane

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Kuhmo

Kuhmo ©
Kuhmo is a town and a municipality in Finland and is located at the south-eastern corner of the Kainuu region. On the 28th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Wild Taiga and then identify plant and animal life at Boreal Wildlife Centre.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kuhmo trip planner .

Brisbane, Australia to Kuhmo is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) to Eastern European Time is minus 8 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

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Boreal Wildlife Centre ©
Boreal Wildlife Centre

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, make a trip to Riihisaari, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, then look for gifts at Taito Shop Savonlinna, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Savonlinna trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Kuhmo to Savonlinna takes 5 hours. In August in Savonlinna, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Riihisaari ©
Riihisaari

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): meet the residents at Korkeasaari Zoo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and then get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Savonlinna to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kamppi Chapel of Silence ©
Kamppi Chapel of Silence

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