2 days in Helsinki & Jyvaskyla Itinerary

2 days in Helsinki & Jyvaskyla Itinerary

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2 days in Helsinki & Jyvaskyla Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
2
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
End: Helsinki

1
day
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki travel route builder site .

If you are flying in from Taiwan, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. January in Helsinki sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): snap pictures at Kuokkalan silta, make a trip to University of Jyvaskyla, then learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, then learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Jyvaskyla trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Jyvaskyla takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Helsinki in January, expect Jyvaskyla to be a bit cooler, temps between -7°C and -14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Fun & Games
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Kuokkalan silta ©
Kuokkalan silta

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