11 days in Joensuu & Helsinki Itinerary

11 days in Joensuu & Helsinki Itinerary

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11 days in Joensuu & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Hanoi
Fly:  25​h
1
Joensuu
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Hanoi

3
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Kick off your visit 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 18th (Tue): stop by Taitokortteli, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Joensuu Church, then admire the masterpieces at Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni, then hunt for treasures at Joensuun Tori (Joensuu Market), and finally make a trip to Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla.

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Hanoi, Vietnam to Joensuu is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Hanoi to Joensuu is minus 5 hours. December in Joensuu sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -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
Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni ©
Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma ©
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma

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.
For shopping fun, head to Old Market Hall or Kamppi Shopping Centre. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Pack the 24th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), stop by Marimekko, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Finland.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to 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
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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