6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
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Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
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Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
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Lieksa
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Lappeenranta
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
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Porvoo
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
End: Helsinki

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukion Church, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip website .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Helsinki. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Kuopio.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in the waterfront at Kuopio Harbor, take in panoramic vistas at Puijo Tower, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally ponder the world of politics at Kuopio Market City Hall.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kuopio journey maker .

Getting from Helsinki to Kuopio by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in September, expect nights in Kuopio to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are little chillier, around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Kuopio

Fun & Games
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Room Escape Games
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
Kuopio Market City Hall ©
Kuopio Market City Hall

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Lieksa

Lieksa ©
Lieksa 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 21st (Sat), see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum, then don't miss a visit to Paateri, then take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, and finally explore the striking landscape at Uhrihalkeama. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Tarhapuro Waterfall and then trek along Akka-Koli Hill.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Lieksa sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Lieksa takes 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Lieksa can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Lieksa

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Koli National Park
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Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Paateri ©
Paateri
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum

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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
On the 23rd (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Saimaa Canal.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lappeenranta trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Lieksa to Lappeenranta by car takes about 4.5 hours. September in Lappeenranta sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 23rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Porvoo.

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Parks Nature
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Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal

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Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
On the 23rd (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Castle Hill and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Porvoo.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Porvoo itinerary planner.

Drive from Lappeenranta to Porvoo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Porvoo sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Castle Hill ©
Castle Hill

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