2 days in Helsinki & Jyvaskyla Itinerary

2 days in Helsinki & Jyvaskyla Itinerary

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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.
On the 29th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, 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 find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Helsinki visit app.

If you are flying in from Taiwan, the closest major aiport 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) early enough to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
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): take in the views from Kuokkalan silta, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Jyvaskyla, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, then brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla online attractions planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Jyvaskyla in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Helsinki in January, things will get a bit cooler in Jyvaskyla: highs are around -7°C and lows about -14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Fun & Games
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Natural History Museum of Central Finland ©
Natural History Museum of Central Finland
University of Jyvaskyla ©
University of Jyvaskyla
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum

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