11 days in Central Finland Itinerary

11 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Finland journey builder

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Saarijarvi
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Saarijarvi
— 3 nights
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Jyvaskyla
— 6 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Minneapolis

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Saarijarvi

— 3 nights
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Explore Saarijarvi's surroundings by going to Viitasaari (Sahis Aki resort & Nestori) and Karstula (Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet & Kirkkovuori Nature Observation Tower). Spend the 3rd (Fri) exploring nature at Pyha-Hakki National Park. It doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Julmat Lammit.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Saarijarvi online day trip planner.

Minneapolis, USA to Saarijarvi is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Minneapolis to Saarijarvi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Minneapolis in June; daily highs in Saarijarvi reach 65°F and lows reach 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Jyvaskyla

— 6 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Take a break from Jyvaskyla with a short trip to Petajavesi Old Church in Petajavesi, about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, go for a stroll along the water at Jyvaskylan Harbour, admire the striking features of Kuokkalan kartano, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland.

To find photos and other tourist information, read Jyvaskyla day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla takes 1.5 hours. June in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 45°F at night. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Central Finland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Architectural Buildings · Room Escape Games
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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