11 days in Central Finland Itinerary

11 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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. Visit Old Church of Keuruu and Oravivuori Triangulation Tower 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), Hoyry Galleria (in Korpilahti) 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, hike along Nyrolan luontopolku, and take in the views from Karkisten Silta.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, 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 17°C and lows are around 3°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

Keuruu, Joutsa, Korpilahti, Panda Factory Outlet, Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko)
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Jyvaskylan Harbour ©
Jyvaskylan Harbour
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. 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, traveler tips, 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 17°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Karstula

Parks Nature 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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