28 days in Joensuu & Helsinki Itinerary

28 days in Joensuu & Helsinki Itinerary

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1
Joensuu
— 11 nights
2
Helsinki
— 15 nights

11
nights
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Olavinlinna Castle and Kerimaki Church. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. George Church and Parikkalan kirkko. Explore Joensuu's surroundings by going to Koli National Park (Pielinen, Ukko-Koli Hill, &more), Lieksa (Neitikoski Rapids, Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, &more) and Linnansaari National Park (in Rantasalmi). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Siikalahti Wetland, look for gifts at Kauppakeskus Iso Myy, get all the information you need at Riihisaari, and kick back and relax at Utra Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Joensuu trip app.

Paris, France to Joensuu is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. In August, Joensuu is little chillier than Paris - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Parikkala, Savonlinna, Kerimaki Church, Orinoro Gorge
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill

15
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Hiidenkirnut. You'll explore and learn at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. Venture out of the city with trips to Castle Hill (in Porvoo), Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). Spend the 23rd (Fri) exploring nature at Teijo National Park. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and go for a walk through Uutelan luontopolku.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki tour planner.

Explore your travel options from Joensuu to Helsinki with the Route module. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Hameenlinna, Kotka, Espoo, Vantaa, Vaaksy Canal
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Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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