11 days in Central Finland Itinerary

11 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
2
Karstula
— 2 nights

5
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Visit Old Church of Keuruu and Church of Keuruu for their historical value. Discover out-of-the-way places like University of Jyvaskyla and Maki-Matin perhepuisto. Change things up with these side-trips from Jyvaskyla: Joutsa (Leivonmaki National Park & Art Center Haihatus), Korpilahti (Hoyry Galleria & Oravivuori Triangulation Tower) and Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi). Next up on the itinerary: go for a stroll along the water at Jyvaskylan Harbour, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, get engrossed in the history at Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland), and trek along Nyrolan luontopolku.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla vacation app.

Vancouver, Canada to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 10 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Vancouver in May: high temperatures in Jyvaskyla hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to 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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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu
Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko) ©
Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko)

2
nights
Karstula

Karstula ©
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. On the 25th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: perfect your strike at Liikelataamo and then see the interesting displays at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Karstula trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Karstula in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Karstula are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Karstula

Nature Parks Museums

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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