15 days in Fiskars, Central Finland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

15 days in Fiskars, Central Finland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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15 days in Fiskars, Central Finland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Lagos
Fly:  17​h 30​min
Fiskars
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Lagos

1
night
Fiskars

Fiskars ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): go for a walk through Gunnarstrand, then explore the ancient world of Raseborg Castle, and then make a trip to Fiskars Village. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Aurlahti Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Siuntion Pyhan Pietarin Kirkko, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Inkoon kirkko.

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Lagos, Nigeria to Fiskars is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Western African Time (WAT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Lagos in January: high temperatures in Fiskars hover around -4°C and lows are around -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Fiskars

#Historic Sites, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Raseborg Castle, Aurlahti Beach, Siuntion Pyhan Pietarin Kirkko, Inkoon kirkko, Gunnarstrand
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Fiskars Village ©
Fiskars Village
Aurlahti Beach ©
Aurlahti Beach
Raseborg Castle ©
Raseborg Castle

5
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Venture out of the city with trips to Leivonmaki National Park (in Joutsa), Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Pyha-Hakki National Park (in Saarijarvi). On the 2nd (Sat), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Laajis. There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Nokkakivi Amusement Park, see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, hike along Nyrolan luontopolku, and stop by Punnitse & Saasta.

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Traveling by car from Fiskars to Jyvaskyla takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Fiskars in January, things will get slightly colder in Jyvaskyla: highs are around -7°C and lows about -14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Leivonmaki National Park, Petajavesi Old Church, Nokkakivi Amusement Park, Pyha-Hakki National Park
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
Nokkakivi Amusement Park ©
Nokkakivi Amusement Park

6
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.
Pack the 8th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

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You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Helsinki in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Traveling from Jyvaskyla in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of -3°C in Helsinki. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Centre
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

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