5 days in Jyvaskyla, Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Jyvaskyla, Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

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5 days in Jyvaskyla, Turku & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Jyvaskyla
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Dubai


1
day
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tourujoen luontopolku, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then stop by Punnitse & Saasta, and finally find something for the whole family at Nokkakivi Amusement Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla trip itinerary maker app .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Jyvaskyla due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in September; daily highs in Jyvaskyla reach 16°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Theme Parks Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

Nokkakivi Amusement Park
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Nokkakivi Amusement Park ©
Nokkakivi Amusement Park
Room Escape Games
Punnitse & Saasta ©
Punnitse & Saasta

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Turku online tour itinerary maker .

Drive from Jyvaskyla to Turku in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, and finally make a trip to Senate Square.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Helsinki are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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