60 days in Central Finland, Southwest Finland & Helsinki Itinerary

60 days in Central Finland, Southwest Finland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Joutsa
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Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
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Saarijarvi
— 4 nights
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Loimaa
— 4 nights
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Uusikaupunki
— 4 nights
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Turku
— 9 nights
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Kimito Island
— 4 nights
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Rosala
— 4 nights
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Salo
— 5 nights
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Helsinki
— 16 nights

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Joutsa

Joutsa ©
Joutsa is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region. Step out of the city life by going to Leivonmaki National Park and Pulkkilanharju Nature Trail. It doesn't end there: take in the exciting artwork at Art Center Haihatus.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Joutsa road trip app.

Bangkok, Thailand to Joutsa is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Bangkok to Joutsa. Traveling from Bangkok in May, things will get much colder in Joutsa: highs are around 18°C and lows about 3°C. You'll set off for Jyvaskyla on the 4th (Sat).

Things to do in Joutsa

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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National Park
Leivonmaki National Park
4.4

5
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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kuokkalan kartano and Church of Keuruu. Do your shopping at Panda Factory Outlet and Viherlandia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jyvaskyla: Korpilahti (Hoyry Galleria & Oravivuori Triangulation Tower) and Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi). And it doesn't end there: whizz through the canopy at Laajis, don't miss a visit to Saynatsalo Town Hall, see the interesting displays at Finnish Air Force Museum, and stroll around Maki-Matin perhepuisto.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla journey planning tool.

Drive from Joutsa to Jyvaskyla in an hour. In May, daytime highs in Jyvaskyla are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Saarijarvi.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Museums

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Zipline
Laajis
2.7
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Military Museum
Finnish Air Force Museum
4.5

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Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pyha-Hakki National Park and Liikelataamo. Go for a jaunt from Saarijarvi to Karstula to see Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet about 38 minutes away.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Saarijarvi travel route planning app.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Saarijarvi takes an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 3°C. You'll set off for Loimaa on the 13th (Mon).

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Nature · Parks · Museums · Fun & Games

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National Park
Pyha-Hakki National Park
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
4.6
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Bowling Alley
Liikelataamo
4.8

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Loimaa

Loimaa ©
Alpo Jaakola Statuary Park and The Finnish Museum of Agriculture are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Jokioinen Museum Railway and Forssa Museum of Natural History will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Loimaa: Tammela (Mustiala Manor, Torronsuo National Park, &more) and Forssa (Forssa Museum & Viihdeuimala Vesihelmi).

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Loimaa trip builder.

Traveling by car from Saarijarvi to Loimaa takes 4 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Loimaa can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. On the 17th (Fri), you're off to Uusikaupunki.

Things to do in Loimaa

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

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Specialty Museum
Jokioinen Museum Railway
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Specialty Museum
Suomen Hevosurheilumuseo
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Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bonk Museum and Uusikaupunki Old Church. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Katanpaa and Automobile Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Uusikaupunki journey tool.

Drive from Loimaa to Uusikaupunki in 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Uusikaupunki can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. You will leave for Turku on the 21st (Tue).

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

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Lighthouse
Isokari Lighthouse
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Specialty Museum
Bonk Museum
4.6
Specialty Museum
Automobile Museum
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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Take a break from the city and head to Vepsa Island and Uto. Step off the beaten path and head to Turku Castle and Turun Kauppahalli. Venture out of the city with trips to Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen), Korpo Church (in Korpo) and Nagu Church (in Nagu). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and make a trip to Naantali Old Town.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Turku trip planning site.

You can drive from Uusikaupunki to Turku in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Must see
Turku Castle
4.5
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Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Step out of the city life by going to Oro and Archipelago National Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Soderlangvik Gard and Helsingholm Guest Harbour.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kimito Island trip builder.

You can drive from Turku to Kimito Island in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. May in Kimito Island sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. You will leave for Rosala on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums
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Must see
Oro
4.7
Art Museum
Soderlangvik Gard
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Rosala

Rosala ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Rosala Viking Centre and Bengtskar Lighthouse.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Rosala online trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kimito Island to Rosala. June in Rosala sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 7th (Fri), you'll travel to Salo.

Things to do in Rosala

Museums · Historic Sites
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Specialty Museum
Rosala Viking Centre
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Lighthouse
Bengtskar Lighthouse
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Salo

Salo ©
Salo is a town and municipality of Finland.It is in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southwest Finland region. Take a break from the city and head to Bellevue Beach and Teijo National Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at EKTA museum and Snappertunan kirkko. Get out of town with these interesting Salo side-trips: Raseborg (Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen & Ekenas Archipelago National Park), Fiskars Village (in Fiskars) and Pyhan Katarinan kirkko (in Karjaa). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Tulliniemi Nature Path and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mathildedalin Kylapanimo.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Salo itinerary planner.

Getting from Rosala to Salo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Salo

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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National Park
Teijo National Park
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Hiking Trail
Tulliniemi Nature Path
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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Evo Hiking Area. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo (in Jarvenpaa), Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki) and Porvoo (Nasin Kartanon Galleria, Runeberg Park, &more). Spend the 24th (Mon) exploring nature at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. Pack the 22nd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, and enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Mansikkalahti.

Plan trip to Helsinki with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Salo to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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