14 days in Central Finland Itinerary

14 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Jyvaskyla
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Jyvaskyla
— 7 nights
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Karstula
— 4 nights
Drive to Vaasa Airport, Fly to Kuala Lumpur International Airport

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Jyvaskyla

— 7 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Change things up with these side-trips from Jyvaskyla: Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi), Old Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu) and Leivonmaki National Park (in Joutsa). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Jyvaskyla, stroll around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla trip itinerary planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Jyvaskyla. In August, Jyvaskyla is much colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Karstula.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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Karstula

— 4 nights
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. Step out of Karstula to go to Saarijarvi and see Pyha-Hakki National Park, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet and take in the pleasant sights at Julmat Lammit.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Karstula road trip planner.

Drive from Jyvaskyla to Karstula in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Karstula are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. On the 30th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Karstula

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Central Finland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · History Museums · Military Museums
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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