11 days in Central Finland Itinerary

11 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Abu Dhabi
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Jyvaskyla
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Karstula
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Abu Dhabi

6
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Attractions like Ahtari Zoo and Nokkakivi Amusement Park make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Jyvaskyla: Korpilahti (Hoyry Galleria & Oravivuori Triangulation Tower), Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu) and Petajavesi (Petajavesi Old Church & Petajavesi Old Church). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, admire the masterpieces at Jyvaskyla Art Museum, stroll around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, and take in the exciting artwork at Kuokkalan kartano.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Abu Dhabi to Jyvaskyla. Traveling from Abu Dhabi in August, expect Jyvaskyla to be colder, temps between 22°C and 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Karstula.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Korpilahti, Petajavesi, Ahtari Zoo, Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko), Nokkakivi Amusement Park
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Ahtari Zoo ©
Ahtari Zoo
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum

3
nights
Karstula

Karstula ©
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park and then stop by Nestori. Here are some ideas for day two: go for a walk through Julmat Lammit, have some family-friendly fun at Liikelataamo, and then see the interesting displays at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet.

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Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Karstula takes 1.5 hours. In August in Karstula, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Karstula

Nature Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Saarijarvi, Nestori
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet ©
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
Liikelataamo ©
Liikelataamo

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