12 days in Central Finland Itinerary

12 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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12 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  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
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. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Church of Keuruu and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Keuruu.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Keuruu day trip website .

Sydney, Australia to Keuruu is an approximately 27-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Keuruu due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Keuruu are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 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. On the 29th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet and then have some family-friendly fun at Liikelataamo.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Saarijarvi trip planner .

Traveling by car from Keuruu to Saarijarvi takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can 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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kuokkalan kartano and Oravivuori Triangulation Tower. Natural History Museum of Central Finland and The Craft Museum of Finland will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Jyvaskyla with an excursion to Hoyry Galleria in Korpilahti--about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Maki-Matin perhepuisto, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, snap pictures at Karkisten Silta, and take in the pleasant sights at Tourujoen luontopolku.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla takes an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Korpilahti, Muuramen Church, Nokkakivi Amusement Park
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Kuokkalan kartano ©
Kuokkalan kartano
The Craft Museum of Finland ©
The Craft Museum of Finland
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum

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. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Leivonmaki National Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Joutsa trip planner .

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Joutsa in an hour. In August in Joutsa, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. 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
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park

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