29 days in Helsinki Region & Northern Savonia Itinerary

29 days in Helsinki Region & Northern Savonia Itinerary

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29 days in Helsinki Region & Northern Savonia Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
1
Siltakyla
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Kuopio
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Rautavaara
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Helsinki
— 12 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Zurich

3
nights
Siltakyla

Siltakyla ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Valkmusa National Park and Huutjarvi Lake.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Siltakyla trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Zurich, Switzerland to Siltakyla is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Zurich to Siltakyla due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Zurich in June: high temperatures in Siltakyla hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. You'll set off for Kuopio on the 10th (Wed).

Things to do in Siltakyla

Nature Parks
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Valkmusa National Park ©
Valkmusa National Park

9
nights
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 Puijo Tower and Southern Konnevesi National park. Get outdoors at Saaristokatu and Snellman Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Tahko Farmi (in Tahkovuori), Korkeakoski (in Tuovilanlahti) and Leppavirta (Orinoro Gorge & Leppavirta Church). There's still lots to do: get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, make a trip to Satamankulma, examine the collection at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, and explore the activities along Valkeisenlampi.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Kuopio trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Siltakyla to Kuopio takes 4 hours. In June in Kuopio, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rautavaara.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Leppavirta, Tahko Farmi, Korkeakoski, Riuttala Farmhouse Museum, Varkaus Water Tower Terrace
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Orinoro Gorge ©
Orinoro Gorge
Korkeakoski ©
Korkeakoski
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower

4
nights
Rautavaara

Rautavaara ©
Rautavaara is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Northern Savonia region. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Venajanhiekka and Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto. When in Rautavaara, make a side trip to see Jyrkkakosken Ruukki in Sonkajarvi, approximately 50 minutes away.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rautavaara trip maker app .

Drive from Kuopio to Rautavaara in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You will leave for Helsinki on the 23rd (Tue).

Things to do in Rautavaara

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Jyrkkakosken Ruukki
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Venajanhiekka ©
Venajanhiekka

12
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Kallahdenniemi Beach. Relax by the water at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Vantaa (Heureka & Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto), Hiidenkirnut (in Askola) and Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Porvoo Old Town). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Katajanokka, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and walk around Kaivopuisto.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Rautavaara to Helsinki with the Route module. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vantaa, Porvoo, Hiidenkirnut, Nuuksio National Park
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Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut

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