8 days in Helsinki & Kuopio Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Kuopio Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Kuopio
— 4 nights

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, make a trip to Senate Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki road trip site.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Helsinki is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Copenhagen to Helsinki is 1 hour. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

4
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kuopio: Koli National Park (Kasken Kierros Nature Trail, Akka-Koli Hill, &more), Paalasmaan Surukivi (in Juuka) and Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli). The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, don't miss a visit to Satamankulma, and explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kuopio road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Kuopio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Paalasmaan Surukivi, Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

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