8 days in Helsinki & Kuopio Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Kuopio Itinerary

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Helsinki
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Helsinki

— 5 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Turku (Bike Rental - by Carfield, Turku Castle, &more). Pack the 1st (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

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The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Helsinki. In July in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Parks

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Kuopio

— 2 nights
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Kuopio Art Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Kuopio Harbor, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Satamankulma. On your second day here, enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, see the interesting displays at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, then explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi, and finally ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kuopio online visit planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Kuopio in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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