38 days in Central Finland & Southwest Finland Itinerary

38 days in Central Finland & Southwest Finland Itinerary

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Jyvaskyla
— 6 nights
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Uusikaupunki
— 5 nights
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Pernio
— 4 nights
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Rosala
— 5 nights
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Korpo
— 5 nights
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Turku
— 7 nights
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Kimito Island
— 5 nights

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6
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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Step off the beaten path and head to Pyha-Hakki National Park and Leivonmaki National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Jyvaskyla: Keuruu (Church of Keuruu & Old Church of Keuruu), Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Vitikkala Manor (in Jamsa). There's still lots to do: walk around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, get interesting insight from Lake Paijanne Cruises, go for a walk through Tourujoen Luontopolku, and take in the waterfront activity at Jyvaskylan Harbour.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Jyvaskyla trip itinerary planning website.

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from East Africa Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Dar es Salaam in October; daily highs in Jyvaskyla reach 7°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Uusikaupunki.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 21 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
Saynatsalo Town Hall ©
Saynatsalo Town Hall

5
nights
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Katanpaa and Automobile Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Uusikaupunki road trip planning website.

Drive from Jyvaskyla to Uusikaupunki in 4.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Uusikaupunki can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sun) before leaving for Pernio.

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 27 — Nov 1:
Highlights from your plan
Uusikaupunki Old Church ©
Uusikaupunki Old Church
Katanpaa ©
Katanpaa
Isokari Lighthouse ©
Isokari Lighthouse

4
nights
Pernio

Pernio ©
Perniö is a former municipality of Finland. Explore hidden gems such as Teijo National Park and Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Pernio route website.

Drive from Uusikaupunki to Pernio in 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Pernio are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Thu) before leaving for Rosala.

Things to do in Pernio

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy ©
Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy

5
nights
Rosala

Rosala ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rosala and Rosala Viking Centre.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rosala trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Pernio to Rosala in 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Rosala are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Korpo.

Things to do in Rosala

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse
Rosala ©
Rosala
Rosala Viking Centre ©
Rosala Viking Centre

5
nights
Korpo

Korpo ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Jurmo Island and Korpo Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Borgbergin Observation Tower (in Houtskar Island) and Nagu (Nagu Church & Maritime Exhibition Sjofartshuset).

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Korpo online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rosala to Korpo in 4 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sun) before leaving for Turku.

Things to do in Korpo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 10 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Nagu Church ©
Nagu Church
Jurmo Island ©
Jurmo Island
Korpo Church ©
Korpo Church

7
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Explore hidden gems such as Vepsa Island and The Archipelago Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya), Pargas (Lenholm Conservation Area, ArtBank, &more) and Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen). There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, examine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History, make a trip to Abo Akademi, and whizz through the canopy at Flowpark Turku.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Korpo to Turku takes 2.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 15 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island

5
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Oro and Mathildedalin Ruukkitehtaat. Spend the 24th (Tue) exploring nature at Archipelago National Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Kimito Island trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Kimito Island sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 22 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Oro ©
Oro
Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Helsingholm Guest Harbour ©
Helsingholm Guest Harbour

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