12 days in Central Finland Itinerary

12 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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12 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Keuruu
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Saarijarvi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Jyvaskyla
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Joutsa
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

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 10th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Keuruu and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Church of Keuruu.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Keuruu day trip site .

Amsterdam, Holland to Keuruu is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Amsterdam to Keuruu, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in September, with highs in Keuruu at 17°C and lows at 5°C. On the 10th (Tue), 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 11th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Hakki National Park. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet, take in the pleasant sights at Julmat Lammit, and then perfect your strike at Liikelataamo.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Saarijarvi journey maker tool .

Traveling by car from Keuruu to Saarijarvi takes 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Saarijarvi are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

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

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nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Step out of the city life by going to Laajis and Himos Ski Resort. Explore Jyvaskyla's surroundings by going to Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Korpilahti (Oravivuori Triangulation Tower & Hoyry Galleria). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and don't miss a visit to Saynatsalo Town Hall.

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You can drive from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in September, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Korpilahti, Himos Ski Resort, Petajavesi Old Church
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Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Himos Ski Resort ©
Himos Ski Resort
Nyrolan luontopolku ©
Nyrolan luontopolku

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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 19th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Leivonmaki National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Art Center Haihatus.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Joutsa online holiday builder .

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Joutsa takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 6°C. On the 20th (Fri), 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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