14 days in Helsinki Region & Jyvaskyla Itinerary

14 days in Helsinki Region & Jyvaskyla Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Espoo
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Espoo
— 7 nights
Drive
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Jyvaskyla
— 4 nights
Drive
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Loviisa
— 2 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Brussels Airport

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Espoo

— 7 nights
Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland. You'll discover tucked-away gems like HopLop Espoo and Gunnarstrand. Explore Espoo's surroundings by going to Turku (Turun Kauppahalli, Turku Castle, &more) and Naantali (Naantali Church, Naantali Old Town, &more). There's much more to do: have fun at Oittaa Recreation Centre, stroll around Nuuksio National Park, and make a splash at Serena Water Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Espoo trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Espoo is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Espoo. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Espoo

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Jyvaskyla

— 4 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Step off the beaten path and head to Tourujoen Luontopolku and Church of Keuruu. Venture out of the city with trips to Pyha-Hakki National Park (in Saarijarvi), Kuopio (Kuopio Market City Hall, Puijo Tower, &more) and Ahtari Zoo (in Ahtari). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Nyrolan luontopolku, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko), and see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Jyvaskyla journey builder website.

Drive from Espoo to Jyvaskyla in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Espoo in September, Jyvaskyla is little chillier at night with lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Loviisa.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Loviisa

— 2 nights
Loviisa is a municipality and town of inhabitants on the southern coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orthodox Church Porvoo, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Porvoo, then make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Brunberg Candy Factory Shop. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Runeberg Park and then contemplate the waterfront views at Huutjarvi Lake.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Loviisa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Loviisa takes 3.5 hours. In September in Loviisa, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Loviisa

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips