8 days in Joensuu & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Joensuu & Helsinki Itinerary

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8 days in Joensuu & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Joensuu
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Brussels

1
day
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Joensuu Church, then explore the world behind art at Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko, and finally look for gifts at Kauppakeskus Iso Myy.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Joensuu trip itinerary planning app .

Brussels, Belgium to Joensuu is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Joensuu are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Joensuu

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko ©
Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko
Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni ©
Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni

6
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Joensuu to Helsinki. August in Helsinki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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