13 days in Central Finland Itinerary

13 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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13 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Addis Ababa
Fly:  21​h
1
Saarijarvi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 7 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Addis Ababa

3
nights
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Take a break from Saarijarvi with a short trip to Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet in Karstula, about 42 minutes away. Spend the 30th (Sun) exploring nature at Pyha-Hakki National Park. There's still lots to do: enjoy some friendly competition at Liikelataamo.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Saarijarvi holiday planner .

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to Saarijarvi is an approximately 21-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Addis Ababa to Saarijarvi. In December, Saarijarvi is colder than Addis Ababa - with highs of -2°C and lows of -8°C. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks Nature 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

7
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Popular historic sites such as Petajavesi Old Church and Church of Keuruu are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Jyvaskyla: Korpilahti (Oravivuori Triangulation Tower & Hoyry Galleria), Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa) and Old Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu). On the 5th (Sat), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Laajis. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Finnish Air Force Museum, explore the world behind art at Jyvaskyla Art Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and take in the exciting artwork at Kuokkalan kartano.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla online trip builder .

You can drive from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla in an hour. In January, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Keuruu, Korpilahti, Petajavesi Old Church, Nokkakivi Amusement Park, Muuramen Church
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Petajavesi Old Church ©
Petajavesi Old Church
Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu
Muuramen Church ©
Muuramen Church

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