9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

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. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Finland, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Helsinki travel planner.

St. Petersburg, Russia to Helsinki is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Helsinki is minus 1 hour. December in Helsinki sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time 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. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Old Mine Mining Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Heinavesi holiday planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Heinavesi in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for 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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