10 days in Central Finland Itinerary

10 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Jyvaskyla
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Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
Drive
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Karstula
— 4 nights
Drive to Vaasa Airport, Fly to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

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Jyvaskyla

— 5 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Change things up with these side-trips from Jyvaskyla: Oravivuori Triangulation Tower (in Korpilahti), Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Keuruu (Church of Keuruu & Old Church of Keuruu). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, and make a trip to University of Jyvaskyla.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Jyvaskyla attractions planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Jyvaskyla. In August, Jyvaskyla is slightly colder than Amsterdam - with highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Karstula.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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Karstula

— 4 nights
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. Step out of Karstula to go to Saarijarvi and see Pyha-Hakki National Park, which is approximately 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet, get great views at Julmat Lammit, and take in panoramic vistas at Kirkkovuori Nature Observation Tower.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Karstula online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Jyvaskyla to Karstula by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 10°C. On the 29th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Karstula

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Central Finland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · History Museums · Military Museums
Central Finland is a region in Finland. It borders the regions of Päijät-Häme, Pirkanmaa, Southern Ostrobothnia, Central Ostrobothnia, Northern Ostrobothnia, Pohjois-Savo, and Etelä-Savo.Jyväskylä is the regional centre and by far the largest city in the area.Historical provincesFor history, geography and culture see: Tavastia, Savonia, Ostrobothnia

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