14 days in Central Finland Itinerary

14 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Finland itinerary planner

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Jyvaskyla
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Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
Drive
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Saarijarvi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Joutsa
— 3 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Matsapha Airport

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Jyvaskyla

— 5 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jyvaskyla: Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa), Oravivuori Triangulation Tower (in Korpilahti) and Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, admire the masterpieces at Jyvaskyla Art Museum, don't miss a visit to Saynatsalo Town Hall, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla trip itinerary builder.

Manzini, Eswatini (Swaziland) to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight and car. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Manzini in February: high temperatures in Jyvaskyla hover around -2°C and lows are around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Saarijarvi.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Outdoors · Museums · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

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Saarijarvi

— 3 nights
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Step out of Saarijarvi with an excursion to Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet in Karstula--about 38 minutes away. Spend the 3rd (Sun) exploring nature at Pyha-Hakki National Park. It doesn't end there: enjoy some friendly competition at Liikelataamo.

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Getting from Jyvaskyla to Saarijarvi by car takes about an hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Nature · Parks · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Joutsa

— 3 nights
Joutsa is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region. Spend the 6th (Wed) exploring nature at Leivonmaki National Park. Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with Art Center Haihatus.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Joutsa holiday builder site.

Traveling by car from Saarijarvi to Joutsa takes 2 hours. In March in Joutsa, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -8°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 8th (Fri).

Things to do in Joutsa

Nature · Parks · Museums · Shopping
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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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