10 days in Helsinki & Outokumpu Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki & Outokumpu Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip itinerary planner

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Helsinki
— 7 nights
Drive
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Outokumpu
— 2 nights
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Helsinki

— 7 nights

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and The Aalto House. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Mannerheim Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Turku (Bike Rental - by Carfield, Turku Cathedral, &more), Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala) and Inkoon kirkko (in Inkoo). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), identify plant and animal life at Paavolan Tammi, and admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip app.

Oulu to Helsinki is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Outokumpu.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Outokumpu

— 2 nights
Outokumpu is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. On the 15th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Heinaveden kirkko. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Old Mine Mining Museum and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at New Valamo Monastery.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Outokumpu trip planning site.

You can drive from Helsinki to Outokumpu in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. In August, daily temperatures in Outokumpu can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Outokumpu

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip