60 days in Central Finland, Southwest Finland & Helsinki Itinerary

60 days in Central Finland, Southwest Finland & Helsinki Itinerary

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60 days in Central Finland, Southwest Finland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Joutsa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Saarijarvi
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Loimaa
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Uusikaupunki
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Turku
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Kimito Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Rosala
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
Salo
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Helsinki
— 16 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Bangkok

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. Explore hidden gems such as Leivonmaki National Park and Art Center Haihatus. Take a break from Joutsa with a short trip to Pulkkilanharju Nature Trail in Asikkala, about 1h 10 min away.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Joutsa online itinerary planner .

Bangkok, Thailand to Joutsa is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Bangkok to Joutsa. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Bangkok in May; daily highs in Joutsa reach 18°C and lows reach 3°C. On the 4th (Sat), you'll travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Joutsa

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Pulkkilanharju Nature Trail
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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. Do your shopping at Kuokkalan kartano and Panda Factory Outlet. Get a sense of the local culture at Petajavesi Old Church and Finnish Air Force Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jyvaskyla: Korpilahti (Hoyry Galleria & Oravivuori Triangulation Tower) and Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu). On the 9th (Thu), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Laajis. There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, take in the waterfront at Jyvaskylan satama, take in the views from Karkisten Silta, and stroll through Tourujoen luontopolku.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla trip itinerary planner.

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

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Fun & Games Winter Sports

Side Trips

Korpilahti, Petajavesi Old Church, Panda Factory Outlet, Church of Keuruu, Muuramen Church
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Maki-Matin perhepuisto ©
Maki-Matin perhepuisto
Petajavesi Old Church ©
Petajavesi Old Church
Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu

4
nights
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pyha-Hakki National Park and Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet. There's more to do: perfect your strike at Liikelataamo.

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You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Saarijarvi in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 3°C. You will leave for Loimaa on the 13th (Mon).

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
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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 ©
Museum-lovers will appreciate Jokioinen Museum Railway and The Finnish Museum of Agriculture. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Forssa Museum and Suomen Hevosurheilumuseo. Change things up with these side-trips from Loimaa: Tammela (Mustiala Manor, Torronsuo National Park, & more) and Forssa (Forssa Museum of Natural History & Viihdeuimala Vesihelmi).

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Loimaa travel planner .

You can drive from Saarijarvi to Loimaa in 4 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Loimaa can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. You'll set off for Uusikaupunki on the 17th (Fri).

Things to do in Loimaa

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Tammela, Forssa, Jokioinen Museum Railway, Suomen Hevosurheilumuseo
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Forssa Museum ©
Forssa Museum
Suomen Hevosurheilumuseo ©
Suomen Hevosurheilumuseo
The Finnish Museum of Agriculture ©
The Finnish Museum of Agriculture

4
nights
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
Get outdoors at Isokari Lighthouse and Katanpaa. Step off the beaten path and head to Automobile Museum and Uusikaupunki Old Church.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Uusikaupunki trip itinerary builder site .

Drive from Loimaa to Uusikaupunki in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. On the 21st (Tue), you're off toTurku.

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Katanpaa
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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.
Popular historic sites such as Turku Castle and Uto are in your itinerary. For shopping fun, head to Kauppakeskus Mylly or Turun Kauppahalli. Venture out of the city with trips to Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen), Nagu Church (in Nagu) and Korpo Church (in Korpo). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Ett Hem Museum, admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, and brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip site .

Drive from Uusikaupunki to Turku in 1.5 hours. May in Turku sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Naantali, Nagu Church, Louhisaari Manor, Kauppakeskus Mylly, Korpo Church
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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 ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Archipelago National Park and Oro.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island vacation website .

Getting from Turku to Kimito Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: 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
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro
Soderlangvik ©
Soderlangvik

4
nights
Rosala

Rosala ©
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bengtskar Lighthouse and Rosala Viking Centre.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rosala trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Kimito Island to Rosala in 1.5 hours. In June in Rosala, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. You'll set off for Salo on the 7th (Fri).

Things to do in Rosala

Museums Historic Sites
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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. Get some cultural insight at Ekenas Museum and Pyhan Katarinan kirkko. Step off the beaten path and head to Bellevue Beach and Teijo national park. Venture out of the city with trips to Raseborg (Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen & Ekenas Archipelago National Park), Tulliniemi Nature Path (in Hanko) and Fiskars Village (in Fiskars). There's more to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mathildedalin Kylapanimo and pause for some serene contemplation at Snappertunan kirkko.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Salo online vacation planner .

Getting from Rosala to Salo by car takes about 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Salo

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Raseborg, Hanko, Pyhan Katarinan kirkko, Snappertunan kirkko, Fiskars Village
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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria. Get some cultural insight at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Linden Esplanade. 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. Spend the 25th (Tue) exploring nature at Nuuksio National Park. The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with Hakaniemi Market, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, and trek along Hiidenvuori.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip builder tool .

Getting from Salo to Helsinki by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Helsinki are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Kotka, Porvoo, Espoo, Haemeenlinna, Kirkkonummi
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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