14 days in Helsinki Region & Lappajarvi Itinerary

14 days in Helsinki Region & Lappajarvi Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Spokane
Fly:  18 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 7 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h 45 min
2
Lappajarvi
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5 h
3
Porvoo
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Spokane

7
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Espoo (Nuuksio National Park & Arctic Expedition). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

Spokane, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 18- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Spokane to Helsinki, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, Helsinki is little chillier than Spokane - with highs of 69°F and lows of 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Lappajarvi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Espoo
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Lappajarvi

Lappajarvi ©
Lappajärvi is a municipality in Finland in Southern Ostrobothnia region. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): look for gifts at Iisakki Jarvenpaa - Tehtaanmyymala, get in on the family fun at Powerpark, and then get outside with Kipinakodan Luonto- Ja Elamyspalvelut.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lappajarvi trip itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Helsinki to Lappajarvi. August in Lappajarvi sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 49°F at night. On the 20th (Thu), you're off to Porvoo.

Things to do in Lappajarvi

Theme Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Iisakki Jarvenpaa - Tehtaanmyymala, Powerpark
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Powerpark ©
Powerpark
Iisakki Jarvenpaa - Tehtaanmyymala ©
Iisakki Jarvenpaa - Tehtaanmyymala
Kipinakodan Luonto- Ja Elamyspalvelut ©
Kipinakodan Luonto- Ja Elamyspalvelut

3
nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): enjoy the sea views from Söderskärin majakka, then revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, and finally admire the striking features of Cathedral of Porvoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, then walk around Runeberg Park, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill.

Before you visit Porvoo, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Explore your travel options from Lappajarvi to Porvoo with the Route module. In August, daytime highs in Porvoo are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Kotka
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Cathedral of Porvoo ©
Cathedral of Porvoo
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
The Runeberg Home ©
The Runeberg Home

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