10 days in Helsinki Region & Sonkajarvi Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki Region & Sonkajarvi Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly to Kajaani Airport, Drive to Sonkajarvi
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Sonkajarvi
— 2 nights
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Drive to Kajaani Airport, Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Loviisa
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Loviisa
— 2 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Cairo

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Helsinki — 5 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 34 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, make a trip to Senate Square, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki route maker site.

Cairo, Egypt to Helsinki is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car, train, and ferry. In September, Helsinki is cooler than Cairo - with highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sonkajarvi.
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Sonkajarvi — 2 nights

Sonkajärvi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in Northern Savonia region. On the 2nd (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Iisalmi market hall, get engrossed in the history at Rukajarvi-keskus, then get engrossed in the history at Juhani Ahon museo/Juhani Aho museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Jyrkkakosken Ruukki.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sonkajarvi online holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Sonkajarvi with the Route module. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Helsinki in October: high temperatures in Sonkajarvi hover around 5°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Loviisa.
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Loviisa — 2 nights

Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop - Tehtaanmyymala, stop by Pieni Suklaatehdas, then visit a coastal fixture at Söderskärin majakka, then contemplate the long history of Castle Hill, and finally make a trip to Porvoo Old Town.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Loviisa trip tool.

Explore your travel options from Sonkajarvi to Loviisa with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in October, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.
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