6 days in North Karelia & Helsinki Itinerary

6 days in North Karelia & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Glasgow, Scotland
Fly:  16 h
1
Joensuu
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  6 h 30 min
End: Glasgow, Scotland

1
night
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at New Valamo Monastery and then see the interesting displays at Old Mine Mining Museum. Keep things going the next day: stop by Taitokortteli, make a trip to Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko, then explore the world behind art at Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni, and finally whizz through the canopy at Treetop Adventure Park.

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Glasgow, UK to Joensuu is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Glasgow to Joensuu is 2 hours. July in Joensuu sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Joensuu

Historic Sites Museums Adventure

Side Trips

Old Mine Mining Museum, New Valamo Monastery
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New Valamo Monastery ©
New Valamo Monastery
Old Mine Mining Museum ©
Old Mine Mining Museum
Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni ©
Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni

3
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.
Okra and Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo) will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. The adventure continues: visit Ullanlinna, take a stroll through Katajanokka, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki tour itinerary planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Joensuu to Helsinki. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna

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