7 days in Koli National Park, Jyvaskyla & Mikkeli Itinerary

7 days in Koli National Park, Jyvaskyla & Mikkeli Itinerary

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Fly to Joensuu Airport, Drive to Koli National Park
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Koli National Park
— 2 nights
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Jyvaskyla
— 2 nights
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Mikkeli
— 2 nights
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Koli National Park

— 2 nights
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, stop by Koli Shop Retkitupa, stroll through Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Akka-Koli Hill, and finally explore the striking landscape at Uhrihalkeama. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Paha-Koli Hill, take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, then see the interesting displays at Koli Nature Centre Ukko, and finally stroll through Herajarvi Hiking Trail.

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Helsinki to Koli National Park is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

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Jyvaskyla

— 2 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. On the 23rd (Thu), go for a stroll along the water at Jyvaskylan Harbour, then enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Jyvaskyla, then walk around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Tourujoen Luontopolku. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Kuokkalan silta, pause for some serene contemplation at Old Church of Keuruu, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Keuruu, and finally contemplate the long history of Oravivuori Triangulation Tower.

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Drive from Koli National Park to Jyvaskyla in 4.5 hours. In July in Jyvaskyla, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Mikkeli.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Mikkeli

— 2 nights
Mikkeli is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 25th (Sat), examine the collection at Communications Centre Lokki, pause for some serene contemplation at Mikkeli Rural Parish Church, then see the interesting displays at Infantry Museum, then do a tasting at Ollinmaen Viinitila Oy, and finally get outside with Anjan Puisto. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of The Astuvansalmi rock paintings, then cruise along Lake Saimaa, and then take a memorable drive along Lietvesi Scenic Road.

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You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Mikkeli in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Mikkeli can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Mikkeli

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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