7 days in Helsinki, Turku & Jyvaskyla Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki, Turku & Jyvaskyla Itinerary

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7 days in Helsinki, Turku & Jyvaskyla Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— Few hours
train:  2​h
2
Turku
— Few hours
train:  4​h 30​min
3
Jyvaskyla
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Singapore

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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.
To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Helsinki tour website .

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time to Eastern European Time is minus 6 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in May, with highs in Helsinki at 18°C and lows at 7°C. You'll set off for Turku on the 21st (Tue).

Things to do in Helsinki

Tours Outdoors Museums
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum as well as Turun Kauppahalli. On the 21st (Tue), buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli and then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Turku vacation planning website .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping Museums
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Turun Kauppahalli ©
Turun Kauppahalli
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. On the 22nd (Wed), get a taste of the local shopping with Kuokkalan kartano. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Craft Museum of Finland and then stop by Punnitse & Saasta.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Turku to Jyvaskyla takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. May in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Helsinki.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Shopping
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Kuokkalan kartano ©
Kuokkalan kartano
The Craft Museum of Finland ©
The Craft Museum of Finland
Punnitse & Saasta ©
Punnitse & Saasta

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©
On the 24th (Fri), view the masterpieces at Okra, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then wander the streets of Ullanlinna, and finally browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Rock Church, take a stroll through Katajanokka, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki holiday planner.

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Jyvaskyla in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 7°C in Helsinki. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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