5 days in Jyvaskyla & Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Jyvaskyla & Helsinki Itinerary

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5 days in Jyvaskyla & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Tallinn
Drive:  7​h 30​min
1
Jyvaskyla
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
2
Helsinki
— 4 nights
ferry:  1​h 45​min
End: Tallinn

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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla visit planner .

Tallinn, Estonia to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.
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Kuokkalan silta ©
Kuokkalan silta

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nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
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.
Head to Sibelius Hall and Marimekkofor some retail therapy. Fortress of Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, make a trip to The Esplanadi Park, enjoy some friendly competition at Flamingo Entertainment Centre, and stop by Marimekko.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planning website .

Getting from Jyvaskyla to Helsinki by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Helsinki when traveling from Jyvaskyla in May, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Sibelius Hall, Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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