3 days in Jyvaskyla & Kouvola Itinerary

3 days in Jyvaskyla & Kouvola Itinerary

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3 days in Jyvaskyla & Kouvola Itinerary

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

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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. On the 9th (Fri), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, get engrossed in the history at Toivolan Vanha Piha, see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Petajavesi Old Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Petajavesi Old Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Church of Keuruu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Keuruu, stop by Vitikkala Manor, contemplate the long history of Oravivuori Triangulation Tower, then walk around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, then see the interesting displays at Finnish Air Force Museum, and finally learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla day trip planning site .

Kokkola to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In August, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

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

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in the pleasant sights at Ankkapurha Culture Park, take an in-depth tour of World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill, then take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhan Ristin kirkko.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kouvola driving holiday tool .

Getting from Jyvaskyla to Kouvola by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trip

Ankkapurha Culture Park
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Ankkapurha Culture Park ©
Ankkapurha Culture Park
Pyhan Ristin kirkko ©
Pyhan Ristin kirkko
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©