14 days in Koli National Park & Jyvaskyla Itinerary

14 days in Koli National Park & Jyvaskyla Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly to Joensuu Airport, Drive to Koli National Park
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Koli National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Jyvaskyla
— 8 nights
Fly

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Koli National Park

— 5 nights
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Venture out of the city with trips to New Valamo Monastery (in Heinavesi) and Joensuu (Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla, Botania - Botanical Garden and Tropical Butterfly Garden, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Pielinen, take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, stroll through Ukko-Koli, and examine the collection at Koli Nature Centre Ukko.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Koli National Park tour itinerary builder app.

Helsinki to Koli National Park is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. While traveling from Helsinki, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Koli National Park, ranging from highs of 6°C to lows of -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Jyvaskyla

— 8 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jyvaskyla: Kuopio (Puijo Tower, Room Escape Games, &more), Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu) and Ahtari Zoo (in Ahtari). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Finnish Air Force Museum, explore the world behind art at Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art, take in the pleasant sights at Tourujoen Luontopolku, and browse the different shops at Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla trip planner.

Drive from Koli National Park to Jyvaskyla in 4 hours. April in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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