12 days in Central Finland Itinerary

12 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  27 h
1
Keuruu
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Saarijarvi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Joutsa
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  27 h
End: Sydney

1
day
Keuruu

Keuruu ©
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.

To find reviews, ratings, 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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Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu

2
nights
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
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 where to stay, reviews, photos, 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 Fun & Games

Side Trip

Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet ©
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
Liikelataamo ©
Liikelataamo

5
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla
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 University of Jyvaskyla. Step out of Jyvaskyla with an excursion to Hoyry Galleria in Korpilahti--about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Jyvaskyla Art Museum, get engrossed in the history at Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland), take in the views from Kuokkalan silta, and walk around Maki-Matin perhepuisto.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla takes an hour. In July, daytime highs in Jyvaskyla are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Korpilahti, Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko), Nokkakivi Amusement Park
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Maki-Matin perhepuisto
Maki-Matin perhepuisto
Jyvaskyla Art Museum ©
Jyvaskyla Art Museum
Kuokkalan kartano ©
Kuokkalan kartano

2
nights
Joutsa

Joutsa ©
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.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, 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 Shopping
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park

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