7 days in Turku, Jyvaskyla & Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Turku, Jyvaskyla & Helsinki Itinerary

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7 days in Turku, Jyvaskyla & Helsinki Itinerary

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): view the masterpieces at Galleria Joella, then browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, then browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, and finally delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip maker tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Turku is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Turku due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in May, things will get much colder in Turku: highs are around 17°C and lows about 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova
Turun Kauppahalli ©
Turun Kauppahalli

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, then view the masterpieces at Kuokkalan kartano, then stop by Viherlandia, and finally learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Tourujoen luontopolku, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, explore the world behind art at Jyvaskyla Art Museum, then examine the collection at The Craft Museum of Finland, and finally examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Jyvaskyla journey maker app .

Getting from Turku to Jyvaskyla by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can 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

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Okra, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then wander the streets of Katajanokka, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. On the next day, buy something for everyone on your list at Kamppi Shopping Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, then wander the streets of Ullanlinna, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Helsinki in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Helsinki when traveling from Jyvaskyla in May, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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