10 days in Central Finland Itinerary

10 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Finland itinerary planner

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Saarijarvi
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Saarijarvi
— 2 nights
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Jyvaskyla
— 6 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to San Francisco

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Saarijarvi

— 2 nights
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saarijarvi: Karstula (Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet & Kirkkovuori Nature Observation Tower). Spend the 6th (Wed) exploring nature at Pyha-Hakki National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Julmat Lammit.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Saarijarvi trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to Saarijarvi is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 10 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from San Francisco in July since evenings lows in Saarijarvi dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Jyvaskyla

— 6 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Venture out of the city with trips to Old Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu) and Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, admire the striking features of Kuokkalan kartano, stroll around Tourujoen Luontopolku, and learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Jyvaskyla trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla takes 1.5 hours. July in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Central Finland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Architectural Buildings · Nightlife
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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