11 days in Central Finland Itinerary

11 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Karstula
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Vancouver

5
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Get in touch with nature at Leivonmaki National Park and Nyrolan luontopolku. Get some historical perspective at Oravivuori Triangulation Tower and Old Church of Keuruu. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jyvaskyla: Hoyry Galleria (in Korpilahti), Art Center Haihatus (in Joutsa) and Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Keuruu, stroll through Tourujoen luontopolku, view the masterpieces at Kuokkalan kartano, and stop by Punnitse & Saasta.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla sightseeing tool .

Vancouver, Canada to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 10 hours. Traveling from Vancouver in May, things will get little chillier in Jyvaskyla: highs are around 17°C and lows about 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Karstula.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Joutsa, Korpilahti, Keuruu, Panda Factory Outlet, Petajavesi Old Church
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Kuokkalan silta ©
Kuokkalan silta
Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu

2
nights
Karstula

Karstula ©
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Hakki National Park. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy some friendly competition at Liikelataamo and then see the interesting displays at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Karstula travel route site .

Drive from Jyvaskyla to Karstula in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Karstula can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Karstula

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Saarijarvi
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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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