7 days in Turku, Jyvaskyla & Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Turku, Jyvaskyla & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly:  19 h 15 min
1
Turku
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Singapore

1
day
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Joella, then buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip builder website.

Singapore, Singapore to Turku is an approximately 20- hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Turku due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in May; daily highs in Turku reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Galleria Joella ©
Galleria Joella

2
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): admire the striking features of Petajavesi Old Church, browse the exhibits of Kuokkalan kartano, then stop by Viherlandia, and finally learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum. Keep things going the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Tourujoen Luontopolku, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, admire the masterpieces at Jyvaskyla Art Museum, then examine the collection at The Craft Museum of Finland, and finally examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum.

Plan trip to Jyvaskyla with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Turku to Jyvaskyla in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Petajavesi Old Church
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Kuokkalan kartano ©
Kuokkalan kartano
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Natural History Museum of Central Finland ©
Natural History Museum of Central Finland

2
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.
On the 24th (Fri), take in the exciting artwork at Okra, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then take a stroll through Katajanokka, and finally deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre, pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, then wander the streets of Ullanlinna, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip maker site.

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Helsinki in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Jyvaskyla in May, Helsinki is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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