12 days in Central Finland Itinerary

12 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Fly to Vaasa Airport, Drive to Karstula
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Karstula
— 3 nights
Drive
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Jyvaskyla
— 8 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to London Heathrow Airport

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Karstula

— 3 nights
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. Go for a jaunt from Karstula to Saarijarvi to see Pyha-Hakki National Park about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet, enjoy breathtaking views from Kirkkovuori Nature Observation Tower, and get great views at Julmat Lammit.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Karstula tour planning website.

London, UK to Karstula is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Karstula. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from London in May since evenings lows in Karstula dip to 2°C. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Karstula

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 28 — 31:

Jyvaskyla

— 8 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jyvaskyla: Jamsa (Himos Ski Resort & Vitikkala Manor), Korpilahti (Oravivuori Triangulation Tower & Hoyry Galleria) and Joutsa (Art Center Haihatus & Leivonmaki National Park). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Finnish Air Force Museum, examine the collection at Toivolan Vanha Piha, admire the masterpieces at Jyvaskyla Art Museum, and stroll around Maki-Matin perhepuisto.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Karstula to Jyvaskyla takes 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 8:

Central Finland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · History Museums · Military Museums
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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