11 days in Helsinki, Sysma & Jyvaskyla Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki, Sysma & Jyvaskyla Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 5 nights
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Sysma
— 2 nights
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Jyvaskyla
— 3 nights
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Helsinki

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Aurinkolahti Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Valkmusa National Park in Siltakyla, about 1h 45 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, stop by Marimekko, contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki online vacation planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. May in Helsinki sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Sysma.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 24 — 29:

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Sysma

Sysmä is a municipality of Finland. On the 30th (Wed), examine the collection at Lahti Ski Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ristinkirkko, then stop by Trio, and finally see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sysma road trip tool.

You can drive from Helsinki to Sysma in 2.5 hours. In May in Sysma, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Sysma

Museums · Wineries · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 29 — 31:

3
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Jyvaskyla

Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): look for gifts at Viherlandia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Petajavesi Old Church, then admire the masterpieces at Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art, and then explore the world behind art at Serlachius Museum Gustaf.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Jyvaskyla trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Sysma to Jyvaskyla takes 1.5 hours. In May in Jyvaskyla, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 3°C at night. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 3: