8 days in Helsinki, Jyvaskyla & Lappeenranta Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki, Jyvaskyla & Lappeenranta Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Jyvaskyla
— 2 nights
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Lappeenranta
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Sea Fortress Suomenlinna as well as One Day in Helsinki. On the 17th (Thu), take a memorable excursion with One Day in Helsinki and then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki online vacation planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Helsinki. Traveling from Amsterdam in May, Helsinki is a bit cooler at night with lows of 7°C. You'll set off for Jyvaskyla on the 18th (Fri).

Things to do in Helsinki

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
One Day in Helsinki ©
One Day in Helsinki

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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla vacation maker tool.

Take a bus from Helsinki to Jyvaskyla in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or fly. Traveling from Helsinki in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Jyvaskyla, with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu

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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©

Town of Lindens

On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
On the 21st (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Wolkoff House Museum, then explore the world behind art at Lappeenrannan taidemuseo, and then step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Lappeenranta travel route planner.

You can take a bus from Jyvaskyla to Lappeenranta in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. May in Lappeenranta sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 20 — 22:
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Wolkoff House Museum ©
Wolkoff House Museum
Lappeenrannan taidemuseo ©
Lappeenrannan taidemuseo
Joutsenon kirkko ©
Joutsenon kirkko

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Helsinki online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Helsinki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip

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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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