11 days in Helsinki & Lakeland Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki & Lakeland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip itinerary planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly to Joensuu Airport, Drive to Lieksa
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Lieksa
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mikkeli
— 4 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport

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Helsinki

— 4 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.
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 · Parks
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Lieksa

— 2 nights
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 · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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Mikkeli

— 4 nights
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Get out of town with these interesting Mikkeli side-trips: Olavinlinna Castle (in Savonlinna), Puumala (Viewing Platform in Puumala, Lake Saimaa, &more) and Repovesi National Park (in Kouvola). 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

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

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