7 days in Helsinki & Kerimaki Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Kerimaki Itinerary

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7 days in Helsinki & Kerimaki Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Kerimaki
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Helsinki

4
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.
Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Pack the 10th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip tool .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Helsinki. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kerimaki.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Kerimaki

Kerimaki ©
Kerimäki is a former municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, step into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church, then explore the activities along Siikalahti Wetland, and finally walk around The Parikkala Sculpture Park. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Kolovesi National Park.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kerimaki attractions planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Kerimaki. In July in Kerimaki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kerimaki

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Parikkala, Olavinlinna Castle, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kolovesi National Park
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 14:
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Kolovesi National Park ©
Kolovesi National Park
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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