11 days in Helsinki & Lakeland Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki & Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Lieksa
— 2 nights
3
Mikkeli
— 4 nights

4
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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki road trip site.

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in November; daily highs in Helsinki reach 5°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Lieksa

Lieksa ©
Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): examine the collection at Pielisen Museum, then don't miss a visit to Paateri, then take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Ukko-Koli. On the next day, head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids and then hike along Akka-Koli Hill.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lieksa trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Lieksa. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Helsinki in November: high temperatures in Lieksa hover around 1°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Lieksa

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Koli National Park
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Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum
Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids

4
nights
Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Get out of town with these interesting Mikkeli side-trips: Puumala (Viewing Platform in Puumala, Puumalan Lake, &more), Repovesi National Park (in Kouvola) and Olavinlinna Castle (in Savonlinna). There's lots more to do: get your bearings at Konsertti-ja Kongressitalo Mikaeli, take an in-depth tour of Communications Centre Lokki, pause for some serene contemplation at Mikkeli Rural Parish Church, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George Church.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Mikkeli holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Lieksa to Mikkeli takes 4.5 hours. November in Mikkeli sees daily highs of 2°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Puumala, St. George Church, Repovesi National Park, Olavinlinna Castle
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Puumalan Lake ©
Puumalan Lake
Communications Centre Lokki
Communications Centre Lokki

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