6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 1 night
2
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
3
Tampere
— 2 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and then explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online road trip planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Helsinki is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Johannesburg in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. On the 25th (Wed), hike along Nyrolan luontopolku, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Jyvaskyla, thentake an in-depth tour of Toivolan Vanha Piha, thenstroll around Tourujoen Luontopolku, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla road trip tool.

You can drive from Helsinki to Jyvaskyla in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in December; daily highs in Jyvaskyla reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Fun & Games Museums
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Nyrolan luontopolku ©
Nyrolan luontopolku
Room Escape Games
University of Jyvaskyla ©
University of Jyvaskyla

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, thenhave fun at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, and finally get your game on at PortaaliVR.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Tampere driving holiday planner.

Drive from Jyvaskyla to Tampere in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Tampere sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Fun & Games Parks Beaches
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Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
PortaaliVR ©
PortaaliVR

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