8 days in Southwest Finland & Central Finland Itinerary

8 days in Southwest Finland & Central Finland Itinerary

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Uusikaupunki
— 1 night
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Jyvaskyla
— 2 nights
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Turku
— 4 nights

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Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Isokari Lighthouse, then see the interesting displays at Bonk Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Automobile Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Uusikaupunki holiday builder.

Rome, Italy to Uusikaupunki is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. When traveling from Rome in August, plan for cooler days in Uusikaupunki, with highs around 23°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

Historic Sites · Museums
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Isokari Lighthouse ©
Isokari Lighthouse
Bonk Museum ©
Bonk Museum
Automobile Museum
Automobile Museum

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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland), see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Toivolan Vanha Piha, then learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, and finally stroll around Tourujoen Luontopolku. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Punnitse & Saasta, brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum, don't miss a visit to University of Jyvaskyla, then explore the world behind art at Jyvaskyla Art Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at The Craft Museum of Finland.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Jyvaskyla trip planner.

Traveling by car from Uusikaupunki to Jyvaskyla takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks · Shopping
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The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Natural History Museum of Central Finland ©
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum

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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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, take a memorable tour with Bike Rental - by Carfield, buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, and let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Turku travel route builder app.

Drive from Jyvaskyla to Turku in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Turku sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

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