11 days in Central Finland Itinerary

11 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Jyvaskyla
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Jyvaskyla
— 6 nights
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Saarijarvi
— 3 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Salt Lake City

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Jyvaskyla

— 6 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Get out of town with these interesting Jyvaskyla side-trips: Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa), Leivonmaki National Park (in Joutsa) and Oravivuori Triangulation Tower (in Korpilahti). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Toivolan Vanha Piha, admire the masterpieces at Jyvaskyla Art Museum, admire the striking features of Kuokkalan kartano, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Petajavesi Old Church.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Jyvaskyla trip itinerary site.

Salt Lake City, USA to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Salt Lake City to Jyvaskyla, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in April; daily highs in Jyvaskyla reach 44°F and lows reach 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Saarijarvi.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Saarijarvi

— 3 nights
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 15th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): go for a walk through Julmat Lammit and then hit the slopes at Sahis Aki resort.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Saarijarvi trip builder site.

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Saarijarvi in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Saarijarvi are 44°F, while nighttime lows are 27°F. On the 17th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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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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