10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Tampere
— 2 nights
3
Kuopio
— 2 nights
4
Joensuu
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 1 night

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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 1st (Thu): get in on the excitement at Olympic Stadium (Olympiastadion), then hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally explore the wide array of goods at Stockmann Department Store. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): stop by TeeMaa Tea House, steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum, then get curious at Heureka, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. October in Helsinki sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Side Trips

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Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Spas

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 3rd (Sat), see the interesting displays at Moomin Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally go for a walk through Finlayson Area. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, admire the masterpieces at Tampere Art Museum, then walk around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Tampere are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Snellman Park, admire the masterpieces at VB Photographic Centre, see the interesting displays at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Cathedral, and finally ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, then see the interesting displays at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kuopio online route planner.

Getting from Tampere to Kuopio by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. October in Kuopio sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Joensuu.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 7:
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Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo ©
Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower

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Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. On the 7th (Wed), browse the eclectic array of goods at Joensuun Tori (Joensuu Market), don't miss a visit to Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla, then admire the masterpieces at Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni, then see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, and finally look for gifts at Kauppakeskus Iso Myy. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find your balance on the water with Arctic Trainers SUP-center, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Joensuu Church, then take in nature's colorful creations at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Joensuu online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Joensuu takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in October, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Joensuu

Museums · Tours · Adventure · Outdoors
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Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma ©
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma
Arctic Trainers SUP-center ©
Arctic Trainers SUP-center
Joensuu Church ©
Joensuu Church

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

On the 9th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then brush up on your military savvy at Military Museum of Manes, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: deepen your understanding at University of Helsinki (Helsingin Yliopisto), see the interesting displays at Helsinki University Museum (Helsingin Yliopiston Museo), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Helsinki road trip planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Joensuu to Helsinki. When traveling from Joensuu in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Helsinki, with highs around 10°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 1°C.

Things to do in Helsinki

Find places to stay Oct 9 — 10:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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