Finland – Western and Central (Turku, Tampere, Jyväskylä)

VISITED BY: 1639 NOMADS
What to do here
 
 World Heritage Sites
  • Bronze Age Burial Site of Sammallahdenmäki
  • High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago
  • Old Rauma
  • Petäjävesi Old Church
  • Struve Geodetic Arc
 Tentative WHS
  • Paimio Hospital (formerly Paimio Sanatorium) (28/01/2004)
 Sights (Temporarily Reinstated)
  • Archipelago National Park
  • Jyväskylä Alvar Aalto Buildings and Museum
  • Moomin World Theme Park
 Islands
  • Iso-Nauvo (Storlandet)
  • Jurmo
  • Kemiönsaari (Kimitöön)
  • Korpo
  • Öja
  • Replot
 Borders
  • Finland (sea border/port)
 XL
  • Turku archipelago
 European Cities
  • Jyväskylä
  • Pori
  • Seinäjoki
  • Tampere
  • Turku
  • Vaasa
 Villages and Small Towns
  • Mathildedal
  • Naantali
  • Rauma
  • Tammisaari
 World Cities and Popular Towns
  • Tampere
  • Turku
 Airports
  • Jyväskylä (JYV)
  • Tampere (TMP)
  • Turku (TKU)
  • Vaasa (VAA)
 Railway, Metro, Funiculars, Cable Cars
  • Finland Intercity Railway Experience
 Museums
  • Jyväskylä: Craft Museum of Finland
  • Jyväskylä: Jyväskylä Art Museum
  • Jyväskylä: Museum of Central Finland
  • Kokkola: Roos House - K.H.Renlund museum
  • Pori: Luontotalo Arkki
  • Pori: Pori Art Museum
  • Pori: Rosenlew Museum
  • Pori: Satakunta Museum
  • Rauma: Marela Museum House
  • Seinäjoki: Lotta Svärd Museum
  • Seinäjoki: Törnävä museum
  • Tampere: Deaf Museum
  • Tampere: Finnish Boxing Museum
  • Tampere: Finnish Labour Museum Werstas
  • Tampere: Finnish Museum of Games
  • Tampere: Hiekka Art Museum
  • Tampere: Moomin Museum
  • Tampere: Natural History Museum of Tampere
  • Tampere: Post Museum
  • Tampere: Rupriikki Media Museum
  • Tampere: Sara Hildén Art Museum
  • Tampere: Tampere Art Museum
  • Tampere: Tampere Police Museum
  • Tampere: Vapriikki Museum Centre
  • Turku: Aboa Vetus and Ars Nova
  • Turku: Forum Marinum
  • Turku: Pharmacy Museum
  • Turku: Sibelius Museum
  • Turku: Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art
  • Vaasa: Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art
  • Vaasa: Ostrobothnian Museum
 House Museums/Plantations
  • Jyväskylä: Alvar Aalto Museum
  • Kokkola: K H Renludin Museum
  • Rauma: Teresia and Rafael Lönnströmin House Museum
  • Tampere: Lenin Museum
 Castles, Palaces, Forts
  • Naantali: Kultaranta
  • Tampere: Milavida (Museum)
  • Turku: Turku Castle
 Religious Temples
  • Rauma: Church of the Holy Cross
  • Tampere: Kaleva Church
  • Tampere: Tampere Cathedral
  • Turku: Taidekappeli
  • Turku: Turku Cathedral
 Modern Architecture Buildings
  • Paimio: Paimio Sanatorium
 World of Nature
  • Archipelago
 Festivals
  • Kaustinen Folk Music Festival
  • Konemetsä/Kosmos Festival - Open Air Forest Festival
  • Pori Jazz Festival
  • Provinssirock
  • Ruisrock
  • Seinäjoen Tangomarkkinat
  • Tampere: Tammerfest
  • Tangomarkkinat, Seinäjoki
  • Turku music festival
 Experiences
  • Play Pesäpallo
  • Play/hear kantele
  • Sauna (plus swim in lake/river!)
  • Taste Kaalikääryleet
 Entertainment/Things to do
  • Åbo Svenska Teater, Turku
  • Kylämäki Village
  • Tampere: Finnish Hockey Hall of Fame
  • Tampere: Tallipiha
  • Turku: Luostarinmäki Handicrafts Museum
  • Turku: MS Bore
  • Turku: Sigyn
  • Turku: Suomen Joutsen
 Zoos
  • Ähtäri: Ähtäri Zoo
  • Lieto: Zoolandia
 Botanical Gardens
  • Turku: Turku Botanic Garden
 Planetariums
  • Jyväskylä: Kallioplanetaario
  • Tampere: Särkänniemi Planetarium
 Theme Parks
  • Naantali: Moomin World Theme Park
  • Tampere: Särkänniemi
 Lighthouses
  • Bengtskär: Bengtskär lighthouse
  • Kylmäpihlaja Lighthouse
  • Pori: Säppi lighthouse
 Windmills
  • Konnevesi: Konnevesi Museum Windmill
  • Korpoström: Hembygdsmuseum Windmill
  • Luopajarvi: Luopajarvi Windmill
  • Pälkäne: Pälkäne Windmill
  • Uusikaupunki: Uusikaupunki windmills
 Beaches
  • Yyteri
 Caves
  • Wolf Cave
 Ski Resorts
  • Himos Ski Resort
 Markets
  • Turku: Market Square
 Monuments
  • Turku: The statue of friendship between Leningrad and Turku
 Pedestrian Bridges
  • Jyväskylä: Ylistö bridge
  • Tampere: Laukonsilta
 Maritime/Ship Museums
  • Rauma: Rauma Maritime Museum
  • Turku: Forum Marinum / Sigyn / Suomen Joutsen
  • Vaasa: Maritime Museum
 Open-Air Museums
  • Konnevesi: Konnevesi Museum
  • Tampere: Amuri Museum of Workers' Houses
  • Turku: Luostarinmäki Handicrafts Museum
 Aviation Museums
  • Jyvaskyla: Aviation Museum of Central Finland
  • Kuorevesi: Hallinportti Aviation Museum
 Railway Museums
  • Jokioinen: Jokioinen Museum Railway
 Vehicle Museums
  • Kangasala: Mobilia
  • Vaasa: Auto and Motor Museum
 Bizzarium
  • Tampere: Spy Museum
  • Turku: Posankka
World Heritage Site - Petäjävesi Old Church
Varsinais-Suomi - Masku - Louhisaari Manor
Jämsä Moose sculpture
Muurame church (Alvar Aalto)
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