21 days in Helsinki Region & Northern Savonia Itinerary

21 days in Helsinki Region & Northern Savonia Itinerary

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1
Helsinki
— 12 nights
2
Rautavaara
— 1 night
3
Kuopio
— 5 nights
4
Siltakyla
— 2 nights

12
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.
Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. Pack the 17th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and shop like a local with Market Square Kauppatori.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki itinerary app.

Nottingham, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Nottingham to Helsinki is 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Rautavaara.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Espoo, Vantaa Art Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Rautavaara

Rautavaara
Rautavaara is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Northern Savonia region. On the 19th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rautavaara trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Rautavaara with the Route module. In June, daily temperatures in Rautavaara can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Rautavaara

Nature Parks Wildlife
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5
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Explore Kuopio's surroundings by going to Riuttala Farmhouse Museum (in Karttula) and Southern Konnevesi National park (in Rautalampi). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi, ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, examine the collection at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, and take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kuopio day trip planning tool.

Drive from Rautavaara to Kuopio in 1.5 hours. June in Kuopio sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Siltakyla.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Riuttala Farmhouse Museum, Southern Konnevesi National park
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RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland ©
RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
St. Nikolaos Cathedral ©
St. Nikolaos Cathedral

2
nights
Siltakyla

Siltakyla ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Valkmusa National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kokkovuori (Bonfire Mountain) and then explore the activities along Huutjarvi Lake.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Siltakyla trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Siltakyla takes 4.5 hours. June in Siltakyla sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Siltakyla

Nature Parks
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Valkmusa National Park ©
Valkmusa National Park

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