6 days in Helsinki & Kuopio Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki & Kuopio Itinerary

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6 days in Helsinki & Kuopio Itinerary

Start: Sochi
Fly:  9​h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Kuopio
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Sochi

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.
On the 5th (Wed), admire the striking features of Temppeliaukion Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo, and then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip maker site .

Sochi, Russia to Helsinki is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sochi to Helsinki. Traveling from Sochi in June, things will get a bit cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 7th (Fri), get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Southern Konnevesi National park.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kuopio vacation planner .

You can fly from Helsinki to Kuopio in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Kuopio are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Southern Konnevesi National park, Riuttala Farmhouse Museum
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Room Escape Games
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

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