12 days in Central Finland Itinerary

12 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Keuruu
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Keuruu
— 1 day
Drive
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Saarijarvi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
Drive
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Joutsa
— 2 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport

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Keuruu

— 1 day
Keuruu is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region.The municipality has a population of and covers an area of of which is water. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Old Church of Keuruu and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Keuruu.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Keuruu road trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Keuruu is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 8 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Saarijarvi.

Things to do in Keuruu

Historic Sites
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Saarijarvi

— 2 nights
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet and then have some family-friendly fun at Liikelataamo.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Saarijarvi online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Keuruu to Saarijarvi takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Saarijarvi can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Nature · Parks · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Jyvaskyla

— 5 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Get some historical perspective at Oravivuori Triangulation Tower and Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko). Explore hidden gems such as Kuokkalan kartano and Nyrolan luontopolku. Step out of Jyvaskyla with an excursion to Hoyry Galleria in Korpilahti--about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Craft Museum of Finland, admire the masterpieces at Jyvaskyla Art Museum, go for a stroll along the water at Jyvaskylan Harbour, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla trip planning app.

Getting from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla by car takes about an hour. In July in Jyvaskyla, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Joutsa

— 2 nights
Joutsa is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region. On the 5th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Leivonmaki National Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Joutsa online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Joutsa in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Joutsa are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 6th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Joutsa

Nature · Parks · Museums · Shopping
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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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