60 days in Central Finland, Southwest Finland & Helsinki Itinerary

60 days in Central Finland, Southwest Finland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bangkok
Fly + Drive:  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. 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.

To see maps, photos, ratings, 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

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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kuokkalan kartano and Natural History Museum of Central Finland. Do your shopping at Panda Factory Outlet and Viherlandia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jyvaskyla: Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu), Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Korpilahti (Hoyry Galleria & Oravivuori Triangulation Tower). 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.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, 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

Tours Adventure Outdoors

Side Trips

Korpilahti, Church of Keuruu, Petajavesi Old Church, Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko), Panda Factory Outlet
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Kuokkalan kartano ©
Kuokkalan kartano
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 where to stay, reviews, photos, 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 Fun & Games

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 ©
Jokioinen Museum Railway and The Finnish Museum of Agriculture are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Suomen Hevosurheilumuseo 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) and Tammela (Mustiala Manor, Torronsuo National Park, &more).

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Loimaa vacation maker tool.

Traveling by car from Saarijarvi to Loimaa takes 4 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. You will leave for Uusikaupunki on the 17th (Fri).

Things to do in Loimaa

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Forssa, Tammela, Suomen Hevosurheilumuseo, Jokioinen Museum Railway
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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 Isokari Lighthouse and Uusikaupunki Old Church. Appreciate the collections at Bonk Museum and Automobile Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Katanpaa in Kustavi (about 48 minutes away).

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, 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 Naantali Old Town. Venture out of the city with trips to Korpo Church (in Korpo), Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen) and Nagu Church (in Nagu). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and shop like a local with Gallery A.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Turku sightseeing planner.

You can 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naantali, Korpo Church, Louhisaari Manor, Nagu Church, Kauppakeskus Mylly
Find places to stay May 21 — 30:
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

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 photos, ratings, reviews, 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
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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 Bengtskar Lighthouse and Rosala Viking Centre.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rosala online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Rosala takes 1.5 hours. 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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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 Snappertunan kirkko. Get out of town with these interesting Salo side-trips: Pyhan Katarinan kirkko (in Karjaa), Fiskars Village (in Fiskars) and Raseborg (Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen & Ekenas Archipelago National Park). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Tulliniemi Nature Path and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mathildedalin Kylapanimo.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, 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

Side Trips

Raseborg, Hanko, Pyhan Katarinan kirkko, Fiskars Village, Teijo National Park
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 Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Hiidenvuori. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Porvoo (Nasin Kartanon Galleria, Runeberg Park, &more), Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo (in Jarvenpaa) and Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki). 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, get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, 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

Side Trips

Kotka, Porvoo, Espoo, Kirkkonummi, Hameenlinna
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Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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