6 days in Jyvaskyla, Oulu & Rovaniemi Itinerary

6 days in Jyvaskyla, Oulu & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Jyvaskyla
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Oulu
— 1 night
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Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
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Jyvaskyla

Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. On the 18th (Sat), take in the pleasant sights at Tourujoen Luontopolku, get engrossed in the history at Toivolan Vanha Piha, see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, get engrossed in the history at Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland), then see the interesting displays at Finnish Air Force Museum, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Jyvaskyla road trip app.

Lahti to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Oulu.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks
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Oulu

Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): grab your bike and head to Outdoors Oulu Oy, stroll through Nallikari Beach, walk around Ainolan Puisto, then identify plant and animal life at Hupisaaret Park, then admire the striking features of Oulu Cathedral, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Kauppahalli.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Oulu travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Oulu takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Trails
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Escape the urban bustle at Ranua Zoo and Syvasenvaara Fell. Rovaniemi Church and German Soldier s Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Pyha-Luosto National Park in Pyhatunturi (about 1h 35 min away). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, and revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Oulu to Rovaniemi by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

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