14 days in Joensuu, Naantali & Helsinki Itinerary

14 days in Joensuu, Naantali & Helsinki Itinerary

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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

Joensuu ©
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 Akka-Koli Hill. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Joensuu: Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli), Koli National Park (Pielinen, Paha-Koli Hill, &more) and Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto (in Lieksa).

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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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

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Naantali

Naantali ©
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 Turku Castle will thrill your kids. Get some cultural insight at Naantali Old Town and Turku Cathedral. When in Naantali, make a side trip to see Pargas Lime Stone Quarry in Pargas, approximately Pargas away. There's still lots to do: have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, and get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, read our Naantali trip builder site.

You can drive from Joensuu to Naantali in 7 hours. Another option is to 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) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Naantali

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

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 Nuuksio National Park will thrill your kids. Do some cultural sightseeing at Temppeliaukio Church and Helsinki Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), explore the world behind art at Galerie Anhava, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, and stop by Katajanokka.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki tour itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Naantali to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral