9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  31​h
1
Jyvaskyla
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
2
Punkalaidun
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Naantali
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Sydney

1
day
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. On the 2nd (Fri), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, stop by Punnitse & Saasta, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Maki-Matin perhepuisto, then make a trip to University of Jyvaskyla, and finally go for a walk through Tourujoen luontopolku.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Jyvaskyla trip maker app .

Sydney, Australia to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 31-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Jyvaskyla due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Punkalaidun.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Fun & Games Shopping
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Maki-Matin perhepuisto ©
Maki-Matin perhepuisto
University of Jyvaskyla ©
University of Jyvaskyla
Room Escape Games

1
night
Punkalaidun

Punkalaidun ©
Punkalaidun is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Pirkanmaa region. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Talonpoikaismuseo Yli-Kirra.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Punkalaidun trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Punkalaidun takes 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Punkalaidun can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Naantali.

Things to do in Punkalaidun

Museums
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Talonpoikaismuseo Yli-Kirra ©
Talonpoikaismuseo Yli-Kirra

2
nights
Naantali

Naantali ©
Naantali is a town in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then let little ones run wild at Adventure Park, then deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, and finally get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Naantali Old Town, then browse the collection at Turku City Library, and then explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Naantali trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Punkalaidun to Naantali takes 1.5 hours. August in Naantali sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Naantali

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Turku
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Room Escape Games. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Porvoo Old Town in Porvoo--about 50 minutes away. Pack the 8th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Naantali to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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