12 days in Tampere & Jyvaskyla Itinerary

12 days in Tampere & Jyvaskyla Itinerary

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12 days in Tampere & Jyvaskyla Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + train:  7​h 15​min
1
Tampere
— 7 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: London

7
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Get out of town with these interesting Tampere side-trips: Holy Cross Church (in Parola), Pori (Juselius Mausoleum & Yyteri Beach) and Hame Castle (in Haemeenlinna). see Sarkanniemi Theme Park. The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral.

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London, UK to Tampere is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Traveling from London to Tampere, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Tampere when traveling from London in May, with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Tampere

#Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Pori, Holy Cross Church, Hame Castle
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral

4
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Get out of town with these interesting Jyvaskyla side-trips: Ahtari Zoo (in Ahtari), Pyha-Hakki National Park (in Saarijarvi) and Mikkeli (Mikkeli Market Place & Mikkeli Cathedral). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maki-Matin perhepuisto, and take an in-depth tour of Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland).

For reviews and other tourist information, read Jyvaskyla journey planner.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Jyvaskyla takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 8°C. On the 5th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trips

Mikkeli, Ahtari Zoo, Pyha-Hakki National Park
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Ahtari Zoo ©
Ahtari Zoo
Mikkeli Cathedral ©
Mikkeli Cathedral
Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park

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