14 days in Joensuu, Naantali & Helsinki Itinerary

14 days in Joensuu, Naantali & Helsinki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip itinerary planner

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Joensuu
— 5 nights
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Naantali
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Joensuu

— 5 nights
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Attractions like Utra Beach and Joensuu Church make great kid-friendly stops. Get outdoors at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail and Paha-Koli Hill. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Joensuu: Koli National Park (Pielinen, Uhrihalkeama, &more), Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto (in Lieksa) and Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Joensuu holiday builder app.

Beijing, China to Joensuu is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Beijing to Joensuu, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Beijing in June: highs in Joensuu hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 10°C. You'll set off for Naantali on the 15th (Sat).

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Find places to stay Jun 10 — 15:

Naantali

— 2 nights
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. Family-friendly places like Ispoinen Beach and Sauna and Moomin World will thrill your kids. Get some cultural insight at Naantali Old Town and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. When in Naantali, make a side trip to see Pargas Lime Stone Quarry in Pargas, approximately Pargas away. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and browse the exhibits of Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Naantali itinerary maker website.

Drive from Joensuu to Naantali in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Naantali

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 15 — 18:

Helsinki

— 3 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.
Family-friendly places like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral will thrill your kids. Do some cultural sightseeing at Temppeliaukio Church and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), stop by Katajanokka, explore the world behind art at Galerie Anhava, and wander the streets of Ullanlinna.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

Drive from Naantali to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. June in Helsinki sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

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