9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: St. Petersburg
Train:  4 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 7 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
2
Heinavesi
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h
End: St. Petersburg

7
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.
Pack the 10th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, make a trip to Senate Square, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary planning website.

St. Petersburg, Russia to Helsinki is an approximately 3.5- hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from St. Petersburg to Helsinki. In December in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Heinavesi.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

1
night
Heinavesi

Heinavesi ©
Heinävesi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Old Mine Mining Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Heinavesi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Heinavesi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in December, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Heinavesi

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Old Mine Mining Museum
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New Valamo Monastery ©
New Valamo Monastery
Old Mine Mining Museum ©
Old Mine Mining Museum

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