43 days in Ypaja, Lempaala & Rukatunturi Itinerary

43 days in Ypaja, Lempaala & Rukatunturi Itinerary

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Ypaja
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Lempaala
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Ypaja

— 16 nights
Ypäjä is a municipality located in the countryside of South-Western Finland. Get some historical perspective at Tammelan kirkko and Mustiala Manor. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Koylion Kirkkokari and Alpo Jaakola Statuary Park. Get out of town with these interesting Ypaja side-trips: Glasdorf Nuutajarvi (in Western Finland), Koylio Church (in Koylio) and Torronsuo National Park (in Tammela). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Forssa Museum, see the interesting displays at Jokioinen Museum Railway, and learn more about the world around you at Forssa Museum of Natural History.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ypaja trip maker website.

Helsinki to Ypaja is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In June, daytime highs in Ypaja are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 16th (Fri), you're off to Lempaala.

Things to do in Ypaja

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 16:

Lempaala

— 12 nights
Lempäälä is a municipality in southwestern Finland with inhabitants. Step off the beaten path and head to Pyhan Birgitan kirkko and Sysma Church. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Church of St. Michael and Palkaneen Kirkko. Explore Lempaala's surroundings by going to Talonpoikaismuseo Yli-Kirra (in Punkalaidun), Palkane (Niitty-seppala's Farm & Strutsitila Syrjynen) and Kangasala (Automobile & Road Museum Mobilia, The Car Museum of Vehoniemi (Vehoniemen automuseo), &more). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rapola Ridge, get engrossed in the history at Visavuori, get in on the family fun at Funpark, and stop by Ideapark.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lempaala route maker.

Drive from Ypaja to Lempaala in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 28th (Wed), you'll travel to Rukatunturi.

Things to do in Lempaala

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 28:

Rukatunturi

— 14 nights
Popular historic sites such as Joutsijarven Bunkkerit and Paikanselan Taistelualue are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Rukaland and Jalavan Kauppa. Get out of town with these interesting Rukatunturi side-trips: Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction (in Salla), Auttikongas (in Rovaniemi) and Kuusamo (The Predator Center in Kuusamo, Karhunkierros, &more). Spend the 4th (Wed) exploring nature at Riisitunturi National Park. Spend the 7th (Sat) exploring nature at Hossa National Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rukatunturi trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lempaala to Rukatunturi. July in Rukatunturi sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rukatunturi

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 28 — Aug 11: