10 days in Helsinki & Outokumpu Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki & Outokumpu Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip itinerary planner

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Helsinki
— 7 nights
Fly to Joensuu Airport, Drive to Outokumpu
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Outokumpu
— 2 nights
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Helsinki

— 7 nights

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Turku Cathedral. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Temppeliaukio Church and Helsinki Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Inkoon kirkko (in Inkoo), Turku (Bike Rental - by Carfield, Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, &more) and Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala). There's much more to do: walk around Nuuksio National Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the striking features of Johannes Church, and learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki route maker.

Oulu to Helsinki is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Outokumpu.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Outokumpu

— 2 nights
Outokumpu is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. On the 15th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Heinaveden kirkko. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Old Mine Mining Museum and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at New Valamo Monastery.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Outokumpu trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Helsinki to Outokumpu. In August, daily temperatures in Outokumpu can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Outokumpu

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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