30 days in Joensuu, Kuopio & Iisalmi Itinerary

30 days in Joensuu, Kuopio & Iisalmi Itinerary

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Joensuu
— 13 nights
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Kuopio
— 13 nights
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Iisalmi
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Joensuu

— 13 nights
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Change things up with these side-trips from Joensuu: Linnansaari National Park (in Rantasalmi), Savonlinna (Pikkukirkko, Olavinlinna Castle, &more) and Lieksa (Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, Pielisen Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, explore the activities along Pielinen, and explore the world behind art at Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Joensuu road trip planning website.

Stuttgart, Germany to Joensuu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Stuttgart in June; daily highs in Joensuu reach 21°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Joensuu

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Kuopio

— 13 nights
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kuopio: Korkeakoski (in Tuovilanlahti), Jyvaskyla (Tourujoen Luontopolku, Finnish Air Force Museum, &more) and Varkaus (Varkaus Water Tower Terrace & Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo). Spend the 24th (Thu) exploring nature at Southern Konnevesi National park. There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower, explore the world behind art at Kuopio Art Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Cathedral, and examine the collection at Kuopion Korttelimuseo.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuopio day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Joensuu to Kuopio takes 2 hours. In June in Kuopio, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Iisalmi.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

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Iisalmi

— 3 nights
Iisalmi is a town and municipality in the Region of Northern Savonia in Finland.The municipality has a population of and covers an area of of which is water. Get out of town with these interesting Iisalmi side-trips: Vuokatti (Angry Birds Activity Park Vuokatti & Vuokatinvaara), Hiukka (in Sotkamo) and Kajaani (Kajaani art museum, Kajaani Castle ruins, &more). Spend the 29th (Tue) exploring nature at Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto. There's more to do: learn about all things military at Rukajarvi-keskus.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Iisalmi travel app.

Getting from Kuopio to Iisalmi by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Iisalmi can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Iisalmi

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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