7 days in Parikkala & Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Parikkala & Helsinki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland route planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Savonlinna Airport, Drive to Parikkala
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Parikkala
— 1 night
Drive
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Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly

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Parikkala

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Kummakivi Boulder, then don't miss a visit to Ruokolahden Kellotapuli, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rautjarven kirkko. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parikkalan kirkko, identify plant and animal life at Siikalahti Wetland, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, then examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, and finally stroll through The Parikkala Sculpture Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Parikkala trip itinerary website.

Sydney, Australia to Parikkala is an approximately 34-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Parikkala when traveling from Sydney in July, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Parikkala

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Helsinki

— 3 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Pack the 3rd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Observatory Hill Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Parikkala to Helsinki takes 4 hours. In July, daytime highs in Helsinki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks · Museums
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