12 days in Southern Ostrobothnia Itinerary

12 days in Southern Ostrobothnia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Philadelphia
Fly + Drive:  20 h 45 min
1
Seinajoki
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Ahtari
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Lappajarvi
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  21 h 15 min
End: Philadelphia

5
nights
Seinajoki

Seinajoki ©
Seinäjoki is a city located in Southern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Museum-lovers will get to explore Etela-Pohjanmaan Traktorimuseo and Seinajoen Taidehalli. Visiting Joupiska and Wolf Cave will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Powerpark (in Harma), Pirunpesa (in Jalasjarvi) and Iisakki Jarvenpaa - Tehtaanmyymala (in Kauhava). There's still lots to do: get lost in a book at Seinajoki Library, get your game on at Duudsonit Activity Park, head outdoors with Wallsports Areena Seinajoki, and examine the collection at Civil Guard and Lotta Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Seinajoki trip planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Seinajoki is an approximately 21- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Philadelphia in July, you will find days in Seinajoki are slightly colder (69°F), and nights are much colder (50°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ahtari.

Things to do in Seinajoki

Outdoors Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Powerpark, Pirunpesa, Iisakki Jarvenpaa - Tehtaanmyymala, Wolf Cave
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Powerpark ©
Powerpark
Etela-Pohjanmaan Traktorimuseo ©
Etela-Pohjanmaan Traktorimuseo
Lakeuden Risti Church ©
Lakeuden Risti Church

3
nights
Ahtari

Ahtari ©
Ähtäri is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the Southern Ostrobothnia region. JM-Rally Parc Ferme and Taidekeskus Harri will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from Ahtari with a short trip to Muistojen kappeli (Chapel of remembrance) in Alavus, about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the resident critters at Ahtari Zoo and browse the different shops at Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ahtari holiday planning app.

You can drive from Seinajoki to Ahtari in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Ahtari are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Lappajarvi.

Things to do in Ahtari

Shopping Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Alavus, JM-Rally Parc Ferme, Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen
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Ahtari Zoo ©
Ahtari Zoo
JM-Rally Parc Ferme ©
JM-Rally Parc Ferme
Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen ©
Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen

2
nights
Lappajarvi

Lappajarvi ©
Lappajärvi is a municipality in Finland in Southern Ostrobothnia region. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): get outside with Kipinakodan Luonto- Ja Elamyspalvelut.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Lappajarvi trip builder tool.

Drive from Ahtari to Lappajarvi in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Lappajarvi can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lappajarvi

Outdoors
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Kipinakodan Luonto- Ja Elamyspalvelut ©
Kipinakodan Luonto- Ja Elamyspalvelut