11 days in Central Finland Itinerary

11 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Petajavesi
— 1 day
2
Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
3
Keuruu
— 2 nights
4
Joutsa
— 2 nights

1
day
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. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Petajavesi Old Church.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Petajavesi trip itinerary builder site.

Boston, USA to Petajavesi is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Petajavesi is 7 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Boston in July: high temperatures in Petajavesi hover around °F and lows are around °F. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Mon) before leaving for Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Petajavesi

Historic Sites
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Petajavesi Old Church ©
Petajavesi Old Church

5
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Popular historic sites such as St. Nikolaos Cathedral and Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko) are in your itinerary. Visiting Valkeisenlampi and Orinoro Gorge will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jyvaskyla: Kuopio (Kuopio Market City Hall, Lutheran Cathedral, &more). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, look for gifts at Punnitse & Saasta, and explore the world behind art at Jyvaskyla Art Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Petajavesi to Jyvaskyla takes an hour. July in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Keuruu.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kuopio, Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko), Orinoro Gorge
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Natural History Museum of Central Finland ©
Natural History Museum of Central Finland
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum

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nights
Keuruu

Keuruu ©
Keuruu is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region.The municipality has a population of and covers an area of of which is water. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Ahtari Zoo and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Keuruu.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Keuruu road trip planner.

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Keuruu in an hour. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Mon) before leaving for Joutsa.

Things to do in Keuruu

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ahtari Zoo
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Ahtari Zoo ©
Ahtari Zoo
Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu

2
nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Oravivuori Triangulation Tower.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Joutsa online travel planner.

You can drive from Keuruu to Joutsa in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. You'll set off for home on the 31st (Wed).

Things to do in Joutsa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Oravivuori Triangulation Tower
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park

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