9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  9​h 45​min
Joutsa
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
Karstula
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Petajavesi
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: London

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Joutsa

Joutsa ©
Joutsa is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region. On the 26th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Leivonmaki National Park.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Joutsa online trip itinerary builder .

London, UK to Joutsa is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from London to Joutsa, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 11°C in Joutsa. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Karstula.

Things to do in Joutsa

#Nature, #Parks
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park

2
nights
Karstula

Karstula ©
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): savor the flavors at Nestori, see the interesting displays at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Kirkkovuori Nature Observation Tower. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Karstula driving holiday planning website .

Getting from Joutsa to Karstula by car takes about 2.5 hours. August in Karstula sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Petajavesi.

Things to do in Karstula

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums

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Pyha-Hakki National Park, Nestori
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet ©
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
Nestori ©
Nestori

5
nights
Petajavesi

Petajavesi ©
Petäjävesi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland, next to Jyväskylä and is part of the Central Finland region. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kuokkalan kartano and Karkisten Silta. Get out of town with these interesting Petajavesi side-trips: Keuruu (Old Church of Keuruu & Church of Keuruu), Korpilahti (Hoyry Galleria & Oravivuori Triangulation Tower) and Jyvaskyla (Jyvaskylan satama, The Alvar Aalto Museum, & more). It doesn't end there: hike along Nyrolan luontopolku and take in the spiritual surroundings of Petajavesi Old Church.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Petajavesi trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Karstula to Petajavesi in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Petajavesi are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. You'll set off for home on the 2nd (Sun).

Things to do in Petajavesi

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites

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Jyvaskyla, Korpilahti, Keuruu
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The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Kuokkalan kartano ©
Kuokkalan kartano
Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu

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