28 days in Joensuu & Helsinki Itinerary

28 days in Joensuu & Helsinki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Joensuu
— 11 nights
Fly
2
Helsinki
— 15 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7

Joensuu

— 11 nights
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Olavinlinna Castle and St. George Church. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kerimaki Church and Parikkalan kirkko. Explore Joensuu's surroundings by going to Koli National Park (Pielinen, Ukko-Koli Hill, &more), Linnansaari National Park (in Rantasalmi) and Lieksa (Neitikoski Rapids, Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, &more). 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 22°C and lows of 13°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 · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 17:

Helsinki

— 15 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Haagan Alppiruusupuisto. You'll explore and learn at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Hiidenkirnut (in Askola), Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto (in Vantaa). Spend the 23rd (Fri) exploring nature at Teijo National Park. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Joensuu to Helsinki. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 17 — Sep 1: