11 days in Joensuu & Helsinki Itinerary

11 days in Joensuu & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Joensuu
— 3 nights
2
Helsinki
— 6 nights

3
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. On the 17th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma and then take in the spiritual surroundings of New Valamo Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: join in the after-dark buzz at Taitokortteli, take in the spiritual surroundings of Joensuu Church, admire the masterpieces at Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Joensuun Tori (Joensuu Market), and finally don't miss a visit to Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Joensuu online trip itinerary maker.

Hanoi, Vietnam to Joensuu is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Hanoi to Joensuu is minus 5 hours. In December in Joensuu, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Joensuu

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

New Valamo Monastery
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New Valamo Monastery ©
New Valamo Monastery
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma ©
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma
Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni ©
Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni

6
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.
Do your shopping at Kamppi Shopping Centre and Old Market Hall. Museum-lovers will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The National Museum of Finland. Pack the 24th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, stroll around The Esplanadi Park, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Helsinki online driving holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Joensuu to Helsinki. When traveling from Joensuu in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Helsinki, with highs around 3°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Vantaa
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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