29 days in Helsinki Region & Northern Savonia Itinerary

29 days in Helsinki Region & Northern Savonia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland holiday planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Siltakyla
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Siltakyla
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kuopio
— 9 nights
Drive
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Rautavaara
— 4 nights
Drive to Kuopio Airport, Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport
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Helsinki
— 12 nights
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Siltakyla

— 3 nights
Step out of the city life by going to Valkmusa National Park and Huutjarvi Lake.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Siltakyla planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Siltakyla is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Zurich in June, things will get little chillier in Siltakyla: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. On the 10th (Wed), you'll travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Siltakyla

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Kuopio

— 9 nights
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Puijo Tower and Korkeakoski. Get outdoors at Southern Konnevesi National park and Snellman Park. Explore Kuopio's surroundings by going to Tahko Farmi (in Tahkovuori), Leppavirta (Orinoro Gorge & Leppavirta Church) and Riuttala Farmhouse Museum (in Karttula). Next up on the itinerary: get a sense of history and politics at Kuopio Market City Hall, stroll through Saaristokatu, don't miss a visit to Satamankulma, and examine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kuopio trip planner.

You can drive from Siltakyla to Kuopio in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Rautavaara.

Things to do in Kuopio

Parks · Nature · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Rautavaara

— 4 nights
Rautavaara is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Northern Savonia region. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Venajanhiekka and Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto. Step out of Rautavaara with an excursion to Jyrkkakosken Ruukki in Sonkajarvi--about 52 minutes away.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rautavaara planner.

You can drive from Kuopio to Rautavaara in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Rautavaara are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You will leave for Helsinki on the 23rd (Tue).

Things to do in Rautavaara

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Helsinki

— 12 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 Katajanokka and Kansallisgalleria. Get outdoors at Nuuksio National Park and Kallahdenniemi Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Hiidenkirnut (in Askola), Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Porvoo Old Town) and Vantaa (Heureka & Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto). There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, get advice or help at The National Library of Finland, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Helsinki day trip site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rautavaara to Helsinki. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Northern Savonia travel guide

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Observation Decks · Government Buildings · Specialty Museums