8 days in North Karelia Itinerary

8 days in North Karelia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Tohmajarvi
— 1 day
2
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
3
Joensuu
— 2 nights

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Tohmajarvi

Tohmajarvi ©
Tohmajärvi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tohmajarven kirkko.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Tohmajarvi route site.

Bern, Switzerland to Tohmajarvi is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Bern in April: high temperatures in Tohmajarvi hover around °C and lows are around °C. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Tohmajarvi

Historic Sites
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Tohmajarven kirkko ©
Tohmajarven kirkko

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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Neitikoski Rapids and Akka-Koli Hill. Get outdoors at Ukko-Koli and Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Paha-Koli Hill and look for gifts at Koli Shop Retkitupa.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Koli National Park trip maker.

Traveling by car from Tohmajarvi to Koli National Park takes 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Koli National Park are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Joensuu.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

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Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla, explore the world behind art at Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko, and finally examine the collection at Old Mine Mining Museum. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Joensuu Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Honkaniemi Beach, thenkick back and relax at Utra Beach, thenget interesting insight from Treetop Adventure Park, and finally stop by Kauppakeskus Iso Myy.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Joensuu travel planning site.

Drive from Koli National Park to Joensuu in 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Joensuu

Outdoors Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Old Mine Mining Museum
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Old Mine Mining Museum ©
Old Mine Mining Museum
Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko ©
Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko
Joensuu Church ©
Joensuu Church