3 days in Helsinki Region & Kuopio Itinerary

3 days in Helsinki Region & Kuopio Itinerary

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3 days in Helsinki Region & Kuopio Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Kuopio
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Helsinki

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night
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.
On the 2nd (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukion Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, take a stroll through Katajanokka, then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and then explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki tour itinerary planning site .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Helsinki. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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Kuopio

Kuopio
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 4th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, then stroll through Saaristokatu, then take in the waterfront at Kuopio Harbor, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Snellman Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kuopio day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Kuopio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. August in Kuopio sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks Nature Outdoors
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