13 days in Central Finland Itinerary

13 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Finland sightseeing planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Saarijarvi
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Saarijarvi
— 3 nights
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Jyvaskyla
— 9 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Berlin

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Saarijarvi

— 3 nights
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Take a break from the city and head to Pyha-Hakki National Park and Sahis Aki resort. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Julmat Lammit and Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet. Take a break from Saarijarvi with a short trip to Kirkkovuori Nature Observation Tower in Karstula, about 42 minutes away.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Saarijarvi travel planner.

Berlin, Germany to Saarijarvi is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Berlin to Saarijarvi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Museums

Side Trips

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Jyvaskyla

— 9 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Escape the urban bustle at Nyrolan luontopolku and Leivonmaki National Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Saynatsalo Town Hall and Kuokkalan silta. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jyvaskyla: Korpilahti (Oravivuori Triangulation Tower & Hoyry Galleria) and Keuruu (Church of Keuruu & Old Church of Keuruu). There's lots more to do: take in the views from Karkisten Silta, don't miss a visit to University of Jyvaskyla, stroll around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, and stroll through Tourujoen Luontopolku.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Jyvaskyla road trip website.

Traveling by car from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla takes 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Jyvaskyla are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 14 — 23:

Central Finland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Room Escape Games
Central Finland is a region in Finland. It borders the regions of Päijät-Häme, Pirkanmaa, Southern Ostrobothnia, Central Ostrobothnia, Northern Ostrobothnia, Pohjois-Savo, and Etelä-Savo.Jyväskylä is the regional centre and by far the largest city in the area.Historical provincesFor history, geography and culture see: Tavastia, Savonia, Ostrobothnia

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