6 days in Kotka & Jyvaskyla Itinerary

6 days in Kotka & Jyvaskyla Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kotka
— 2 nights
2
Jyvaskyla
— 3 nights

2
nights
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Visiting Riverside Park and Lehman will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sibelius Park and Santalahti Nature Trail. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Museum of Aviation, enjoy the sand and surf at Aijanniemi Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, and have fun at Katariina Seaside Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kotka journey planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Kotka. In July in Kotka, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Hamina
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Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth ©
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

3
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Serlachius Museum Gustaf and Natural History Museum of Central Finland. Explore hidden gems such as The Craft Museum of Finland and Jyvaskyla Art Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jyvaskyla: Leivonmaki National Park (in Joutsa), Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art (in Mantta-Vilppula). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland), snap pictures at Karkisten Silta, and stroll around Tourujoen Luontopolku.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Jyvaskyla holiday planner.

Drive from Kotka to Jyvaskyla in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Mantta-Vilppula, Leivonmaki National Park, Petajavesi Old Church
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Serlachius Museum Gustaf ©
Serlachius Museum Gustaf
Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
Petajavesi Old Church ©
Petajavesi Old Church

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