60 days in Central Finland, Southwest Finland & Helsinki Itinerary

60 days in Central Finland, Southwest Finland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Joutsa
— 2 nights
2
Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
3
Saarijarvi
— 4 nights
4
Loimaa
— 4 nights
5
Uusikaupunki
— 4 nights
6
Turku
— 9 nights
7
Kimito Island
— 4 nights
8
Rosala
— 4 nights
9
Salo
— 5 nights
10
Helsinki
— 16 nights

2
nights
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 · Outdoors

Side Trip

Pulkkilanharju Nature Trail
Find places to stay May 2 — 4:
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park

5
nights
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 Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko). Do your shopping at Panda Factory Outlet and Viherlandia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jyvaskyla: Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu), Korpilahti (Hoyry Galleria & Oravivuori Triangulation Tower) and Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi). And it doesn't end there: whizz through the canopy at Laajis, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Jyvaskyla, take in the views from Kuokkalan silta, and take in the waterfront activity at Jyvaskylan Harbour.

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

Side Trips

Korpilahti, Church of Keuruu, Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko), Panda Factory Outlet, Petajavesi Old Church
Find places to stay May 4 — 9:
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Laajis ©
Laajis
Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum

4
nights
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

Side Trip

Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
Find places to stay May 9 — 13:
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet ©
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
Liikelataamo ©
Liikelataamo

4
nights
Loimaa

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

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

Side Trips

Forssa, Tammela, Jokioinen Museum Railway, Suomen Hevosurheilumuseo
Find places to stay May 13 — 17:
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Jokioinen Museum Railway ©
Jokioinen Museum Railway
Suomen Hevosurheilumuseo ©
Suomen Hevosurheilumuseo
The Finnish Museum of Agriculture ©
The Finnish Museum of Agriculture

4
nights
Uusikaupunki

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

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

Side Trip

Katanpaa
Find places to stay May 17 — 21:
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Isokari Lighthouse ©
Isokari Lighthouse
Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum
Automobile Museum
Automobile Museum

9
nights
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 The Archipelago Trail. 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), Nagu Church (in Nagu) and Korpo Church (in Korpo). 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 · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naantali, Louhisaari Manor, Kauppakeskus Mylly, Nagu Church, Korpo Church
Find places to stay May 21 — 30:
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Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

4
nights
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
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 3:
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik Gard
Soderlangvik Gard

4
nights
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
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 7:
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Rosala Viking Centre ©
Rosala Viking Centre
Bengtskar Lighthouse ©
Bengtskar Lighthouse

5
nights
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 Pyhan Katarinan kirkko. Get out of town with these interesting Salo side-trips: Tulliniemi Nature Path (in Hanko), Raseborg (Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen & Ekenas Archipelago National Park) and Fiskars Village (in Fiskars). The adventure continues: sample the tasty concoctions at Mathildedalin Kylapanimo and pause for some serene contemplation at Snappertunan kirkko.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Salo day trip planning site.

Drive from Rosala to Salo in 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Salo can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Salo

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Raseborg, Hanko, Pyhan Katarinan kirkko, Teijo National Park, Snappertunan kirkko
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 12:
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path

16
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
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 Mannerheim Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Evo Hiking Area. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki), Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo (in Jarvenpaa) 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. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Mansikkalahti, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Salo to Helsinki by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Kotka, Porvoo, Espoo, Kirkkonummi, Hameenlinna
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 28:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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