13 days in Central Finland Itinerary

13 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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13 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly + Drive:  25​h
1
Karstula
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 8 nights
Fly:  22​h
End: San Francisco

2
nights
Karstula

Karstula ©
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. Change things up with these side-trips from Karstula: Viitasaari (Sahis Aki resort & Nestori) and Saarijarvi (Pyha-Hakki National Park, Liikelataamo, & more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Karstula trip itinerary planner .

San Francisco, USA to Karstula is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Karstula is 10 hours. In September, Karstula is little chillier than San Francisco - with highs of 58°F and lows of 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Karstula

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Saarijarvi, Viitasaari
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Liikelataamo ©
Liikelataamo
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet ©
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet

8
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Get out of town with these interesting Jyvaskyla side-trips: Leivonmaki National Park (in Joutsa), Korpilahti (Hoyry Galleria & Oravivuori Triangulation Tower) and Keuruu (Old Church of Keuruu & Church of Keuruu). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, stroll around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Petajavesi Old Church.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Karstula to Jyvaskyla takes 1.5 hours. September in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 41°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Jamsa, Petajavesi, Keuruu, Korpilahti, Panda Factory Outlet
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 25:
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Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Toivolan Vanha Piha ©
Toivolan Vanha Piha

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