6 days in Varkaus, Joensuu & Vantaa Itinerary

6 days in Varkaus, Joensuu & Vantaa Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Varkaus
— 1 night
2
Joensuu
— 1 night
3
Vantaa
— 3 nights

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Varkaus

Varkaus ©
Varkaus is a Middle-Savonian industrial town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Northern Savonia region. Your day by day itinerary now includes Varkaus Water Tower Terrace. On the 17th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo and then take in panoramic vistas at Varkaus Water Tower Terrace. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Varkauden Museot, then explore the stunning scenery at Orinoro Gorge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Leppavirta Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George Church.

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Helsinki to Varkaus is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Joensuu.

Things to do in Varkaus

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Leppavirta, St. George Church
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Varkaus Water Tower Terrace ©
Varkaus Water Tower Terrace
Orinoro Gorge ©
Orinoro Gorge
Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo ©
Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo

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Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, browse the eclectic array of goods at Joensuun Tori (Joensuu Market), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Joensuu Church, then explore the world behind art at Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Joensuu travel planner.

Drive from Varkaus to Joensuu in 2 hours. In August in Joensuu, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Vantaa.

Things to do in Joensuu

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma ©
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma
Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni ©
Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni
Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko ©
Pyhan Nikolaoksen kirkko

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Vantaa

Vantaa ©
Though technically its own city, Vantaa is considered by many to be a Helsinki suburb, and it is where most visitors land when they fly to Finland.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum) and Halosenniemi Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Lotta Museum and Pyhan Laurin kirkko. Venture out of the city with trips to Hameenlinna (Palander House, Birthplace of Jean Sibelius, &more) and Porvoo (Pieni Suklaatehdas, Castle Hill, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Vantaa City Museum and explore the different monuments and memorials at Tuusula Church.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Vantaa trip site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Joensuu to Vantaa. In August, daily temperatures in Vantaa can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Vantaa

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Porvoo, Hameenlinna, Tuusula, Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum)
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Vantaa Art Museum ©
Vantaa Art Museum
Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum) ©
Halosenniemi Museum ©
Halosenniemi Museum