38 days in Central Finland & Southwest Finland Itinerary

38 days in Central Finland & Southwest Finland Itinerary

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Jyvaskyla
— 6 nights
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Uusikaupunki
— 5 nights
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Pernio
— 4 nights
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Rosala
— 5 nights
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Korpo
— 5 nights
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Turku
— 7 nights
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Kimito Island
— 5 nights

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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
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 Pyha-Hakki National Park and Leivonmaki National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Jyvaskyla: Vitikkala Manor (in Jamsa), Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Keuruu (Church of Keuruu & Old Church of Keuruu). There's still lots to do: walk around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, get interesting insight from Lake Paijanne Cruises, go for a walk through Tourujoen Luontopolku, and take in the waterfront activity at Jyvaskylan Harbour.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Jyvaskyla trip itinerary planning website.

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from East Africa Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Dar es Salaam in October; daily highs in Jyvaskyla reach 7°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Uusikaupunki.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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National Park
Pyha-Hakki National Park
4.7
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National Park
Leivonmaki National Park
4.4

5
nights
Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Katanpaa and Bonk Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Uusikaupunki road trip planning website.

Drive from Jyvaskyla to Uusikaupunki in 4.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Uusikaupunki can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sun) before leaving for Pernio.

Things to do in Uusikaupunki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Marina
Katanpaa
4.2
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Lighthouse
Isokari Lighthouse
4.8

4
nights
Pernio

Pernio ©
Perniö is a former municipality of Finland. Explore hidden gems such as Teijo National Park and Ruukin kehräämö ja puoti Oy.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Pernio route website.

Drive from Uusikaupunki to Pernio in 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Pernio are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Thu) before leaving for Rosala.

Things to do in Pernio

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites
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5
nights
Rosala

Rosala ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rosala and Bengtskar Lighthouse.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rosala trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Pernio to Rosala in 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Rosala are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Korpo.

Things to do in Rosala

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature
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Island
Rosala
4.3
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Lighthouse
Bengtskar Lighthouse
4.9
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Specialty Museum
Rosala Viking Centre
4.0

5
nights
Korpo

Korpo ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Jurmo Island and Korpo Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Nagu (Nagu Church & Maritime Exhibition Sjofartshuset) and Borgbergin Observation Tower (in Houtskar Island).

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Korpo online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rosala to Korpo in 4 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sun) before leaving for Turku.

Things to do in Korpo

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Church
Nagu Church
4.2
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Island
Jurmo Island
4.2
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Church
Korpo Church
4.6

7
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Explore hidden gems such as Vepsa Island and The Archipelago Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Pargas (Lenholm Conservation Area, ArtBank, &more), Kurjenrahka National Park (in Poytya) and Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen). There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, examine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History, make a trip to Abo Akademi, and whizz through the canopy at Flowpark Turku.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Korpo to Turku takes 2.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

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Beach
Vepsa Island
4.0

5
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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Oro and Soderlangvik Gard. Spend the 24th (Tue) exploring nature at Archipelago National Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Kimito Island can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries

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Must see
Oro
4.7

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