Route & dates
Western Finland— 12 nights
Encompassing historical cities, swathes of countryside, and a stunning coastline, Western Finland offers a wealth of cultural and natural attractions.Get outdoors at Leivonmaki National Park and Helvetinjarven Kansallispuisto. Discover out-of-the-way places like Marttinen and Marjamaen Pajutila Willow Farm. Get out of town with these interesting Western Finland side-trips: Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi), Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa) and Strutsitila Syrjynen (in Palkane). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Evo Hiking Area, get your game on at Duudsonit Activity Park, find something for the whole family at Funpark, and do a tasting at Pihamaa Estate & Winery.
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If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major aiports are Tampere-Pirkkala Airport, Vaasa Airport and Turku Airport. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Western Finland
Jyvaskyla, Seinajoki, Mantta-Vilppula, Sastamala, Kangasala
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