20 days in Helsinki & Kuopio Itinerary

20 days in Helsinki & Kuopio Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 11 nights
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— 8 nights
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Helsinki

— 11 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Turku (Ett Hem Museum, Turku Castle, &more), Stora Herro Island (in Espoo) and Kotka (Sibelius Park, Riverside Park, &more). Pack the 25th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, make a trip to Market Square Kauppatori, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Helsinki. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Kuopio.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Kuopio

— 8 nights
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Get out of town with these interesting Kuopio side-trips: Koli (Koli Nature Centre Ukko & Koli Shop Retkitupa), Joensuu (Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, Joensuu Church, &more) and Koli National Park (Ukko-Koli Hill, Kasken Kierros Nature Trail, &more). Spend the 6th (Sun) exploring nature at Southern Konnevesi National park. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George Church, see the interesting displays at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, explore the stunning scenery at Orinoro Gorge, and explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuopio trip app.

You can fly from Helsinki to Kuopio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June in Kuopio, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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