5 days in Helsinki, Mikkeli & Rantasalmi Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki, Mikkeli & Rantasalmi Itinerary

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5 days in Helsinki, Mikkeli & Rantasalmi Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Mikkeli
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Rantasalmi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Helsinki

2
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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Helsinki vacation planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Helsinki. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Communications Centre Lokki, get outside with Anjan Puisto, then examine the collection at Infantry Museum, and finally take a stroll around Konsertti-ja Kongressitalo Mikaeli.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Mikkeli online itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Mikkeli takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Mikkeli are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rantasalmi.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Outdoors Museums Shopping
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Infantry Museum ©
Infantry Museum

1
night
Rantasalmi

Rantasalmi ©
Rantasalmi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Linnansaari National Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rantasalmi online tour planner .

You can drive from Mikkeli to Rantasalmi in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Rantasalmi are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rantasalmi

Nature Parks
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Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park

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