14 days in Helsinki Region & Lappajarvi Itinerary

14 days in Helsinki Region & Lappajarvi Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip itinerary planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Helsinki
— 7 nights
Drive
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Lappajarvi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Porvoo
— 3 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Spokane International Airport

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Helsinki

— 7 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Espoo (Nuuksio National Park & Arctic Expedition). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

Spokane, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Spokane to Helsinki, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, Helsinki is little chillier than Spokane - with highs of 69°F and lows of 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Lappajarvi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 11 — 18:

Lappajarvi

— 2 nights
Lappajärvi is a municipality in Finland in Southern Ostrobothnia region. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): look for gifts at Iisakki Jarvenpaa - Tehtaanmyymala, get in on the family fun at Powerpark, and then get outside with Kipinakodan Luonto- Ja Elamyspalvelut.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Lappajarvi trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Lappajarvi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. August in Lappajarvi sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 49°F at night. On the 20th (Thu), you're off to Porvoo.

Things to do in Lappajarvi

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 18 — 20:

Porvoo

— 3 nights
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): enjoy the sea views from Söderskärin majakka, then revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, and finally admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, then walk around Runeberg Park, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill.

Before you visit Porvoo, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Lappajarvi to Porvoo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, daytime highs in Porvoo are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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