5 days in Vantaa & Jarvenpaa Itinerary

5 days in Vantaa & Jarvenpaa Itinerary

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Vantaa ©
Though technically its own city, Vantaa is considered by many to be a Helsinki suburb, and it is where most visitors land when they fly to Finland.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Finnish Aviation Museum and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, thenwalk around Kuusijarvi, and finally engage your brain at Heureka.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Vantaa journey maker tool.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. August in Vantaa sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Jarvenpaa.

Things to do in Vantaa

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Porvoo, Nuuksio National Park
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Heureka ©
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park


Jarvenpaa ©
Järvenpää is a town and municipality of Finland.HistoryJärvenpää was separated from its parent community Tuusula in 1951. On the 1st (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius, admire the landmark architecture of Alvar Aalto"s Villa Kokkonen, thenexamine the collection at The Finnish Railway Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum). Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Hollola, thenlearn about all things military at The Parola Armour Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Halosenniemi Museum.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Jarvenpaa sightseeing planner.

Jarvenpaa is just a short distance from Vantaa. In August, daily temperatures in Jarvenpaa can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Jarvenpaa

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum), The Parola Armour Museum, Halosenniemi Museum, The Finnish Railway Museum, Church of Hollola
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Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius ©
The Finnish Railway Museum ©
The Finnish Railway Museum
Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum) ©