29 days in Helsinki Region & Northern Savonia Itinerary

29 days in Helsinki Region & Northern Savonia Itinerary

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Siltakyla
— 3 nights
2
Kuopio
— 9 nights
3
Rautavaara
— 4 nights
4
Helsinki
— 12 nights

3
nights
Siltakyla

Siltakyla ©
Step out of the city life by going to Valkmusa National Park and Kokkovuori (Bonfire Mountain).

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Siltakyla planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Siltakyla is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Zurich in June, things will get little chillier in Siltakyla: highs are around °C and lows about °C. On the 10th (Wed), you'll travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Siltakyla

Nature Parks
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Valkmusa National Park ©
Valkmusa National Park

9
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Puijo Tower and Saaristokatu. Get outdoors at Southern Konnevesi National park and Orinoro Gorge. Explore Kuopio's surroundings by going to Korkeakoski (in Tuovilanlahti), Tahko Farmi (in Tahkovuori) and Leppavirta Church (in Leppavirta). Next up on the itinerary: get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, enjoy some friendly competition at Entertainment Center IsoCee, don't miss a visit to Satamankulma, and examine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kuopio trip planner.

You can drive from Siltakyla to Kuopio in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Rautavaara.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Leppavirta, Korkeakoski, Tahko Farmi, Southern Konnevesi National park, Varkaus Water Tower Terrace
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Orinoro Gorge ©
Orinoro Gorge
Korkeakoski ©
Korkeakoski
Snellman Park
Snellman Park

4
nights
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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Venajanhiekka and Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto. Step out of Rautavaara with an excursion to Jyrkkakosken Ruukki in Sonkajarvi--about 52 minutes away.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rautavaara planner.

You can drive from Kuopio to Rautavaara in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Rautavaara are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will leave for Helsinki on the 23rd (Tue).

Things to do in Rautavaara

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Jyrkkakosken Ruukki
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Katajanokka and Aurinkolahti Beach. Get outdoors at Nuuksio National Park and Hietaranta Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Hiidenkirnut (in Askola), Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Porvoo Old Town) and Vantaa (Heureka & Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto). There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, get advice or help at The National Library of Finland, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and enjoy the sand and surf at Kallahdenniemi Beach.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Helsinki day trip site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rautavaara to Helsinki. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Vantaa, Porvoo, Hiidenkirnut, Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut

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