12 days in Central Finland & Southwest Finland Itinerary

12 days in Central Finland & Southwest Finland Itinerary

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12 days in Central Finland & Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  17​h
1
Jamsa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Saarijarvi
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Poytya
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Turku
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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Jamsa

Jamsa ©
Jämsä is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Leivonmaki National Park. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly down the slopes at Himos Ski Resort, see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland).

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Jamsa attractions tool .

Mumbai, India to Jamsa is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Jamsa is minus 3 hours. In March, Jamsa is colder than Mumbai - with highs of 1°C and lows of -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Saarijarvi.

Things to do in Jamsa

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jyvaskyla, Leivonmaki National Park
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Himos Ski Resort ©
Himos Ski Resort

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Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Saarijarvi planning website .

Traveling by car from Jamsa to Saarijarvi takes 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Saarijarvi can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Poytya.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Nature Parks
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park

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Poytya

Poytya ©
Pöytyä is a municipality of Finland located in the Southwest Finland region.The municipality has a population of and covers an area of of which is water. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Kurjenrahka National Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Poytya online travel route planner .

Getting from Saarijarvi to Poytya by car takes about 4 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Poytya can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Turku.

Things to do in Poytya

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Visiting Vepsa Island and Ispoinen Beach and Sauna will get you outdoors. Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova and Forum Marinum Maritime Centre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, browse the collection at Turku City Library, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and take a stroll through Naantali Old Town.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planner .

You can drive from Poytya to Turku in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in March, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali
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Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Archipelago National Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kimito Island attractions planning tool .

Getting from Turku to Kimito Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

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