14 days in Joensuu, Naantali & Helsinki Itinerary

14 days in Joensuu, Naantali & Helsinki Itinerary

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14 days in Joensuu, Naantali & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Beijing
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Joensuu
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Naantali
— 2 nights
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Beijing

5
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Do some cultural sightseeing at Uhrihalkeama and Joensuu Church. Kids will enjoy Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto and Utra Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Koli National Park (Pielinen, Paha-Koli Hill, & more), Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli) and Kolovesi National Park (in Enonkoski).

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Joensuu trip planner .

Berlin, Germany to Joensuu is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Berlin to Joensuu. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Koli Shop Retkitupa, Kolovesi National Park
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Uhrihalkeama ©
Uhrihalkeama

2
nights
Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. Visiting Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Pargas Lime Stone Quarry will get you outdoors. Turku Castle and Turku Biological Museum will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, get engrossed in the history at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Naantali day trip planning website .

You can drive from Joensuu to Naantali in 7 hours. Another option is to fly. In June in Naantali, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Naantali

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Turku, Pargas Lime Stone Quarry
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Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum ©
Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World

3
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Galerie Anhava. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rock Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Katajanokka, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Naantali to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In June in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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