8 days in Central Finland & Southwest Finland Itinerary

8 days in Central Finland & Southwest Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Central Finland & Southwest Finland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  24​h
1
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Pernio
— 1 night
Fly:  19​h
End: Mumbai

1
night
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. On the 3rd (Fri), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum, then take in the views from Kuokkalan silta, then enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Jyvaskyla, and finally see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Craft Museum of Finland, stroll through Maki-Matin perhepuisto, then learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, and finally go for a walk through Tourujoen luontopolku.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Jyvaskyla is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in May, things will get much colder in Jyvaskyla: highs are around 17°C and lows about 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Parks Fun & Games
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The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Room Escape Games

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Turku is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, explore the world behind art at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, and browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To find out how to plan a trip to Turku, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Turku takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In May, daytime highs in Turku are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Pernio.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naantali
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

1
night
Pernio

Pernio ©
Perniö is a former municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Teijo national park.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Pernio road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Turku to Pernio takes 1.5 hours. May in Pernio sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pernio

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park

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