3 days in Jyvaskyla & Kouvola Itinerary

3 days in Jyvaskyla & Kouvola Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kokkola
Drive:  3 h 15 min
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
End: Kokkola


Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, examine the collection at Toivolan Vanha Piha, then see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Petajavesi Old Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Old Church of Keuruu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Keuruu, look for gifts at Vitikkala Manor, steep yourself in history at Oravivuori Triangulation Tower, stroll around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, then brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum, and finally learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Jyvaskyla online sightseeing planner.

Kokkola to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 3.5- hour car ride. August in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kouvola.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Keuruu, Vitikkala Manor, Oravivuori Triangulation Tower, Petajavesi Old Church
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The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Petajavesi Old Church ©
Petajavesi Old Church
Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu


Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): explore the galleries of World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill, take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pyhan Ristin kirkko.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kouvola trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Kouvola in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Kouvola sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Historic Sites Wildlife Museums
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Pyhan Ristin kirkko ©
Pyhan Ristin kirkko
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area