10 days in Central Finland Itinerary

10 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Kuching
Fly:  26​h
1
Jyvaskyla
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Saarijarvi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Joutsa
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h
End: Kuching

3
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Step out of the city life by going to Himos Ski Resort and Laajis. When in Jyvaskyla, make a side trip to see Petajavesi Old Church in Petajavesi, approximately 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum, see the interesting displays at The Craft Museum of Finland, look for gifts at Punnitse & Saasta, and admire the masterpieces at Jyvaskyla Art Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Jyvaskyla road trip website .

Kuching, Malaysia to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Kuching to Jyvaskyla, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Kuching in December; daily highs in Jyvaskyla reach -2°C and lows reach -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Saarijarvi.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trips

Himos Ski Resort, Petajavesi Old Church
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Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Himos Ski Resort ©
Himos Ski Resort
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum

2
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Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 15th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Hakki National Park. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Saarijarvi trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Saarijarvi in an hour. In December in Saarijarvi, expect temperatures between -2°C during the day and -8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

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

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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 17th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Leivonmaki National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with Art Center Haihatus.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Joutsa driving holiday planning tool .

Traveling by car from Saarijarvi to Joutsa takes 2 hours. In December in Joutsa, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Joutsa

Parks Nature Shopping
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park

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