22 days in Helsinki & Kuopio Itinerary

22 days in Helsinki & Kuopio Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Santiago
Fly:  22 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 10 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Kuopio
— 9 nights
Fly:  30 h
End: Santiago

10
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Get some cultural insight at Helsinki Cathedral and Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Venture out of the city with trips to Espoo (Nuuksio National Park, Arctic Expedition, &more), Teijo National Park (in Pernio) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). Spend the 26th (Mon) exploring nature at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), trek along Santalahti Nature Trail, explore the striking landscape at Hiidenkirnut, and make a trip to Senate Square.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki online attractions planner.

Santiago, Chile to Helsinki is an approximately 22.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Chile Standard Time (CLT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Espoo, Kotka, Vantaa, Tuusulanjarvi (Lake Tuusula), King's Road
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

9
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Get in touch with nature at Ukko-Koli Hill and Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Kuopio side-trips: Koli National Park (Tarhapuro Waterfall, Paha-Koli Hill, &more), Linnansaari National Park (in Rantasalmi) and Orinoro Gorge (in Leppavirta). There's more to do: explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi and admire the majestic nature at Snellman Park.

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Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Kuopio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Linnansaari National Park, Orinoro Gorge
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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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