11 days in Central Finland Itinerary

11 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Finland travel route maker

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Saarijarvi
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Saarijarvi
— 2 nights
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Jyvaskyla
— 8 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Birlingham

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Saarijarvi

— 2 nights
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 6th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from Kirkkovuori Nature Observation Tower and then examine the collection at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Saarijarvi holiday planning site.

Birlingham, UK to Saarijarvi is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Birlingham to Saarijarvi is 2 hours. Traveling from Birlingham in September, things will get a bit cooler in Saarijarvi: highs are around 16°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 5 — 7:

Jyvaskyla

— 8 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Step off the beaten path and head to Leivonmaki National Park and Maki-Matin perhepuisto. Get a sense of the local culture at Old Church of Keuruu and Vitikkala Manor. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jyvaskyla: Korpilahti (Oravivuori Triangulation Tower & Hoyry Galleria) and Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu). There's still lots to do: walk around Tourujoen Luontopolku, take in the views from Kuokkalan silta, make a trip to Saynatsalo Town Hall, and take an in-depth tour of Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland).

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Jyvaskyla trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla takes 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Jyvaskyla are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 7 — 15:

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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