6 days in Tampere, Central Finland & Parikkala Itinerary

6 days in Tampere, Central Finland & Parikkala Itinerary

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Train
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Tampere
— 2 nights
Train
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Jyvaskyla
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Parikkala
— 1 night
Drive

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Tampere

— 2 nights

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Moomin Museum. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Moomin Museum, then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): explore the galleries of Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

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Helsinki to Tampere is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 8:

Jyvaskyla

— 2 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Jyvaskyla Art Museum, see the interesting displays at Toivolan Vanha Piha, and then see the interesting displays at The Craft Museum of Finland. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Jyvaskyla, see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Petajavesi Old Church.

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Getting from Tampere to Jyvaskyla by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Jyvaskyla are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Parikkala.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 8 — 10:

Parikkala

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with Johanna Oras Art Gallery, examine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, then explore the striking landscape at Punkaharju Ridge, then contemplate the waterfront views at Siikalahti Wetland, and finally walk around The Parikkala Sculpture Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Parikkala online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Parikkala takes 4 hours. June in Parikkala sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Parikkala

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 10 — 11:

Central Finland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Architectural Buildings · Room Escape Games
Central Finland is a region in Finland. It borders the regions of Päijät-Häme, Pirkanmaa, Southern Ostrobothnia, Central Ostrobothnia, Northern Ostrobothnia, Pohjois-Savo, and Etelä-Savo.Jyväskylä is the regional centre and by far the largest city in the area.Historical provincesFor history, geography and culture see: Tavastia, Savonia, Ostrobothnia

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