7 days in Helsinki & Jyvaskyla Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Jyvaskyla Itinerary

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Helsinki
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Jyvaskyla
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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.
Head to Old Market Hall and Artisaanifor some retail therapy. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, visit Katajanokka, get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Lapinlahti, and take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Helsinki. In April, daytime highs in Helsinki are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Shop till you drop at Art Centre Salmela and Kuokkalan kartano. Take a break from the city and head to Pyha-Hakki National Park and Leivonmaki National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Jyvaskyla: Pihamaa Estate & Winery (in Asikkala) and Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa). There's more to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Jyvaskyla takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Helsinki in April since evenings lows in Jyvaskyla dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Art Centre Salmela ©
Art Centre Salmela
Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park

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