26 days in Southwest Finland, Central Finland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

26 days in Southwest Finland, Central Finland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Turku
— 4 nights
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Loimaa
— 4 nights
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Keuruu
— 4 nights
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Joutsa
— 3 nights
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Loviisa
— 4 nights
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Helsinki
— 6 nights

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Appreciate the collections at Turku Castle and Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo. Popular historic sites such as Turku Cathedral and St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Tulliniemi Nature Path (in Hanko) and Rauma (The Church of the Holy Cross, Burial Site of Sammallahdenmaki, &more). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, get lost in a book at Turku City Library, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, and get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary maker tool.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Turku is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Turku are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Loimaa.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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Loimaa

Loimaa ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Koylio Church and Koylion Kirkkokari. Museum-lovers will get to explore Talonpoikaismuseo Yli-Kirra and Suomen Hevosurheilumuseo. Explore Loimaa's surroundings by going to Puurijarvi-Isosuo National Park (in Huittinen), Sastamala (St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa & Pukstaavi) and Jokioinen Museum Railway (in Jokioinen).

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Loimaa online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Turku to Loimaa by car takes about an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Loimaa can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Keuruu.

Things to do in Loimaa

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Talonpoikaismuseo Yli-Kirra ©
Talonpoikaismuseo Yli-Kirra
Jokioinen Museum Railway ©
Jokioinen Museum Railway
Suomen Hevosurheilumuseo ©
Suomen Hevosurheilumuseo

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Keuruu

Keuruu ©
Keuruu is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region.The municipality has a population of and covers an area of of which is water. Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art and JM-Rally Parc Ferme are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Serlachius Museum Gustaf and Killinkoski Wanha Tehdas. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Keuruu: Killinkoski Church (in Virrat), Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto (in Ylojarvi) and Taidekeskus Honkahovi Art Center (in Mantta-Vilppula). Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Muistojen kappeli (Chapel of remembrance), head outdoors with Helvetinjarven Kansallispuisto, brush up on your military savvy at Taidekeskus Harri, and admire the striking features of Petajavesi Old Church.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Keuruu vacation maker site.

Getting from Loimaa to Keuruu by car takes about 3 hours. July in Keuruu sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Keuruu

Museums · Nature · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art ©
Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art
Serlachius Museum Gustaf ©
Serlachius Museum Gustaf
JM-Rally Parc Ferme ©
JM-Rally Parc Ferme

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Joutsa

Joutsa ©
Joutsa is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region. Escape the urban bustle at Päijänteen kansallispuisto and Paijatsalo Trail. You'll explore and learn at Savo Railway Line Museum and Woikosken Automuseo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Joutsa: Woikosken tehdasmuseo (in Mantyharju) and Kammiovuori Trail (in Sysma).

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Joutsa trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Keuruu to Joutsa takes 2 hours. In July in Joutsa, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Loviisa.

Things to do in Joutsa

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Päijänteen kansallispuisto ©
Päijänteen kansallispuisto
Savo Railway Line Museum ©
Savo Railway Line Museum
Woikosken tehdasmuseo ©
Woikosken tehdasmuseo

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Loviisa

Loviisa ©
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Museum-lovers will get to explore Maritime Centre Vellamo and Museum of Aviation. Escape the urban bustle at Arboretum Mustila and Santalahti Nature Trail. Explore Loviisa's surroundings by going to Kotka (Kyminlinna Fortress, Sapokka Water Garden, &more) and Hiidenkirnut (in Askola). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Stromforsin Ruukki and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Ruotsinpyhtaa.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Loviisa tour itinerary planning site.

Drive from Joutsa to Loviisa in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Loviisa

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
St Michael Church ©
St Michael Church

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and The National Museum of Finland. Venture out of the city with trips to Heureka (in Vantaa), Porvoo (Cathedral of Porvoo & Porvoo Old Town) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum, explore the world behind art at Sinebrychoff Art Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki route maker tool.

Drive from Loviisa to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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