8 days in Kuopio & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Kuopio & Helsinki Itinerary

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Kuopio
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Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Step off the beaten path and head to Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto and Utra Beach. Visit Venajanhiekka and Honkaniemi Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Kuopio: Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli) and Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail (in Koli National Park). It doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower and get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Kuopio day trip planner.

London, UK to Kuopio is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Kuopio due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from London in August: highs in Kuopio hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail ©
Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail
Koli Shop Retkitupa ©
Koli Shop Retkitupa

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

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.
Shop till you drop at Hakaniemi Market and Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa). Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Katajanokka. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Brunberg Candy Factory Shop (in Porvoo) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to The National Library of Finland, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Kuopio to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature · Parks · Spas · Shopping

Side Trips

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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market

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