10 days in Mikkeli, Kuopio & Helsinki Itinerary

10 days in Mikkeli, Kuopio & Helsinki Itinerary

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10 days in Mikkeli, Kuopio & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Mikkeli
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Kuopio
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
Mikkeli

Mikkeli ©
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Headquarters Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Mikkeli Cathedral, then examine the collection at Infantry Museum, then make a trip to Kenkavero, and finally see the interesting displays at Mannerheim`s Saloon Car. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Park Mikkelipuisto, then get in on the family fun at Visulahti, then don't miss a visit to Mannerheim Statue, and finally look for gifts at Mikkeli Market Place.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Mikkeli online road trip planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Mikkeli is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in August: highs in Mikkeli hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Kuopio.

Things to do in Mikkeli

#Museums, #Theme Parks, #Parks
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Headquarters Museum ©
Headquarters Museum
Mikkeli Cathedral ©
Mikkeli Cathedral
Infantry Museum ©
Infantry Museum

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): examine the collection at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, then see the interesting displays at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, then contemplate the waterfront views at Valkeisenlampi, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, see the interesting displays at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Cathedral, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kuopio vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Mikkeli to Kuopio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kuopio are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuopio

#Museums, #Nature, #Parks
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Kuopion Korttelimuseo ©
Kuopion Korttelimuseo
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Lutheran Cathedral ©
Lutheran Cathedral

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.
Pack the 22nd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Helsinki driving holiday planner .

You can fly from Kuopio to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Theme Parks, #Parks
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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