21 days in Helsinki Region & Northern Savonia Itinerary

21 days in Helsinki Region & Northern Savonia Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 12 nights
Fly to Kuopio Airport, Drive to Rautavaara
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Rautavaara
— 1 night
Drive
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Kuopio
— 5 nights
Drive
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Siltakyla
— 2 nights
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Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Manchester Airport, Drive to Nottingham

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Helsinki

— 12 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.
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: explore the historical opulence of 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 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Nottingham to Helsinki is 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°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 · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 6 — 18:

Rautavaara

— 1 night
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 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Rautavaara

Nature · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 19:

Kuopio

— 5 nights
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). The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, don't miss a visit to Satamankulma, and examine the collection at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kuopio road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Rautavaara to Kuopio takes 1.5 hours. In June in Kuopio, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Siltakyla.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 19 — 24:

Siltakyla

— 2 nights
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 22°C and lows of 11°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
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 26:
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Northern Savonia travel guide

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Observation Decks · Specialty Museums · Government Buildings