14 days in Central Finland Itinerary

14 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive + Fly:  26​h
1
Jyvaskyla
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Karstula
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  25​h
End: New York City

7
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: Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art (in Mantta-Vilppula), Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Kuopio (Puijo Tower & Kuopio Market City Hall). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Jyvaskyla, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla trip maker tool .

New York City, USA to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 26-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Jyvaskyla due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New York City in May, with highs in Jyvaskyla at 59°F and lows at 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Karstula.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Kuopio, Mikkeli, Vitikkala Manor, Panda Factory Outlet, Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art
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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

5
nights
Karstula

Karstula ©
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Karstula: Saarijarvi (Pyha-Hakki National Park & Liikelataamo) and Viitasaari (Nestori & Sahis Aki resort). There's more to do: examine the collection at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet and get great views at Julmat Lammit.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Karstula attractions planning app .

Drive from Jyvaskyla to Karstula in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Karstula can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. You will leave for home on the 14th (Thu).

Things to do in Karstula

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Saarijarvi, Viitasaari
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet ©
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
Liikelataamo ©
Liikelataamo

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