11 days in Joensuu & Helsinki Itinerary

11 days in Joensuu & Helsinki Itinerary

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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. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Taitokortteli, take in the spiritual surroundings of Joensuu Church, thenexplore the world behind art at Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Joensuun Tori (Joensuu Market), and finally don't miss a visit to Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Joensuu trip itinerary maker.

Hanoi, Vietnam to Joensuu is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Hanoi to Joensuu due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in Joensuu are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Joensuu

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

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.
Do your shopping at Kamppi Shopping Centre and Marimekko Oyj. Museum-lovers will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. Pack the 24th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to Old Market Hall, contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Helsinki route planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Joensuu to Helsinki. Traveling from Joensuu in December, expect nights in Helsinki to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °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
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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