22 days in Helsinki Region, Tampere & Jyvaskyla Itinerary

22 days in Helsinki Region, Tampere & Jyvaskyla Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 13 nights
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
3
Jyvaskyla
— 2 nights
4
Loviisa
— 4 nights

13
nights
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bellevue Beach and Aurinkolahti Beach. Get in touch with nature at Nuuksio National Park and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. Venture out of the city with trips to Teijo National Park (in Pernio), Arctic Expedition (in Espoo) and Hirsala Golf (in Kirkkonummi). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planning website.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour flight. When traveling from Tel Aviv in July, plan for little chillier days in Helsinki, with highs around °C, while nights are colder with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Espoo, Vantaa, Teijo National Park, Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo, Bellevue Beach
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 13th (Tue), find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tampere journey planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

2
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. On the 15th (Thu), look for gifts at Viherlandia, admire the striking features of Kuokkalan kartano, thenadmire the striking features of Petajavesi Old Church, and finally examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, see the interesting displays at The Craft Museum of Finland, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Panda Factory Outlet.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Jyvaskyla planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Jyvaskyla takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Loviisa.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trips

Petajavesi Old Church, Panda Factory Outlet
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Kuokkalan kartano ©
Kuokkalan kartano
Petajavesi Old Church ©
Petajavesi Old Church
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum

4
nights
Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Visiting Riverside Park and Arboretum Mustila will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum and Cathedral of Porvoo. Venture out of the city with trips to Kotka (Maritime Centre Vellamo, Kotka Church, &more), Hamina Old Town (in Hamina) and Hiidenkirnut (in Askola). There's still lots to do: revel in the low prices at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, and steep yourself in history at Stromforsin Ruukki.

To see ratings and more tourist information, read our Loviisa trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Loviisa takes 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Kotka, Porvoo, Hamina Old Town, Arboretum Mustila, Hiidenkirnut
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Hiidenkirnut ©
Hiidenkirnut
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum ©

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