6 days in Helsinki, Vantaa & Jyvaskyla Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki, Vantaa & Jyvaskyla Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland vacation planner

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Vantaa
— 1 night
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Jyvaskyla
— 2 nights

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Helsinki

— 2 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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 19th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally make a trip to Senate Square. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki online trip itinerary builder.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Turku Airport and Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In June, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vantaa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Vantaa

— 1 night
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.
On the 21st (Mon), get curious at Heureka, then get engrossed in the history at Finnish Aviation Museum, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Flamingo Spa.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Vantaa trip planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Vantaa in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in June, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Vantaa

Museums · Childrens Museums · Spas
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Jyvaskyla

— 2 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Venture out of the city with trips to Ahtari Zoo (in Ahtari) and Old Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Toivolan Vanha Piha, walk around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, and learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Jyvaskyla travel planner.

Getting from Vantaa to Jyvaskyla by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Traveling from Vantaa in June, expect little chillier with lows of 45°F in Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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