2 days in Helsinki & Tavastia Proper Itinerary

2 days in Helsinki & Tavastia Proper Itinerary

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Fly
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Helsinki
— 1 day
Drive
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Tervakoski
— 1 night
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Zurich

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Helsinki

— 1 day

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.
On the 17th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder app.

Zurich, Switzerland to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Traveling from Zurich to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zurich in July, expect nights in Helsinki to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Tervakoski.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums

Tervakoski

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Riihimaki Art Museum and then examine the collection at Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum).

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Tervakoski tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tervakoski takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Tervakoski are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tervakoski

Museums

Side Trip

Tavastia Proper travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Castles · Civic Centers
Tavastia Proper is a region of Finland. It borders to the regions Southwest Finland, Pirkanmaa, Päijänne Tavastia, and Uusimaa.Hämeenlinna is the largest urban area in the region. There are two other municipalities that have township status: Riihimäki and Forssa.Historical provincesFor history, geography and culture see: Tavastia (historical province)MunicipalitiesThe region of Tavastia Proper is made up of 11 municipalities, of which three have city status (marked in bold).Forssa sub-region: Forssa (17,724)Humppila (2,495)Jokioinen (5,653)Tammela (6,537)Ypäjä (2,541) Hämeenlinna sub-region: Hattula (9,724)Hämeenlinna (67,577)Janakkala (16,917) Riihimäki sub-region: Hausjärvi (8,864)Loppi (8,393)Riihimäki (29,053)

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