7 days in Jyvaskyla & Turku Itinerary

7 days in Jyvaskyla & Turku Itinerary

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1
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 5 nights

1
night
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take in the views from Karkisten Silta, hit the slopes at Himos Ski Resort, shop like a local with Vitikkala Manor, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, then examine the collection at Finnish Air Force Museum, and finally examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the pleasant sights at Tourujoen Luontopolku, stroll around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, snap pictures at Kuokkalan silta, then browse the exhibits of Kuokkalan kartano, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Jyvaskylan Harbour, and finally take in the architecture and design of University of Jyvaskyla.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Jyvaskyla. In May, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Jamsa
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Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Kuokkalan kartano ©
Kuokkalan kartano
Maki-Matin perhepuisto
Maki-Matin perhepuisto

5
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Head to Market Square Kauppatori and Artisaanifor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turku: Helsinki (Pohjolan toimitalo, Helsinki Cathedral, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, and take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku travel route planning tool.

Drive from Jyvaskyla to Turku in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Turku are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Helsinki, Naantali Old Town
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Market Square Kauppatori ©
Market Square Kauppatori
Kamppi Shopping Centre ©
Kamppi Shopping Centre
Artisaani ©
Artisaani

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