12 days in Central Finland Itinerary

12 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Keuruu route builder site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Keuruu is an approximately 9.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Keuruu. Traveling from Amsterdam in September, expect Keuruu to be little chillier, temps between 17°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to 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. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Hakki National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet, then take some stellar pictures from Julmat Lammit, and then perfect your strike at Liikelataamo.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Saarijarvi trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Keuruu to Saarijarvi takes 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) 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
Liikelataamo ©
Liikelataamo
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet ©
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet

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nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Get in touch with nature at Laajis and Himos Ski Resort. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jyvaskyla: Korpilahti (Oravivuori Triangulation Tower & Hoyry Galleria) and Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, admire the masterpieces at Jyvaskyla Art Museum, and walk around Maki-Matin perhepuisto.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla online journey planner.

You can drive from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla in an hour. In September, daytime highs in Jyvaskyla are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 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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Himos Ski Resort ©
Himos Ski Resort
Nyrolan luontopolku ©
Nyrolan luontopolku
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum

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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. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Leivonmaki National Park. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: shop like a local with Art Center Haihatus.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Joutsa holiday planner.

Drive from Jyvaskyla to Joutsa in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for 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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