7 days in Helsinki & Kuopio Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Kuopio Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip itinerary planner

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Helsinki

— 4 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: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Helsinki day trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Amsterdam to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in October; daily highs in Helsinki reach 10°C and lows reach 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Kuopio.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks
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Kuopio

— 2 nights
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 10th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Riuttala Farmhouse Museum and then explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Southern Konnevesi National park.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Kuopio tour builder app.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Kuopio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Helsinki in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Kuopio: temperatures range from 7°C by day to 1°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 12th (Tue).

Things to do in Kuopio

Nature · Parks · Museums

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