5 days in Helsinki & Southern Savonia Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki & Southern Savonia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland sightseeing planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mikkeli
— 2 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Brussels

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Helsinki

— 2 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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki visit planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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Mikkeli

— 2 nights
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 15th (Thu), get great views at Neitvuori and then make a trip to Rapio Mill. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Stella and then see the interesting displays at Communications Centre Lokki.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Mikkeli travel website.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Mikkeli takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Mikkeli are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Wildlife · Shopping · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Southern Savonia travel guide

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Castles · Specialty Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
Southern Savonia is a region in the south-east of Finland. It borders on the regions Pohjois-Savo, North Karelia, South Karelia, Päijät-Häme, and Central Finland. The total area of Southern Savonia is 18,768.33 km2, with a population of 153,738 .Southern Savonia is located in the heart of the Finnish lake district, and contains Lake Saimaa, the largest lake in Finland. The two major towns in the region are Mikkeli and Savonlinna.Historical provincesFor history, geography and culture see: SavoniaMunicipalitiesSouthern Savonia includes 14 municipalities listed below . Enonkoski Heinävesi Hirvensalmi Joroinen Juva Kangasniemi Mikkeli Mäntyharju Pertunmaa Pieksämäki Puumala Rantasalmi Savonlinna Sulkava

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