14 days in Central Finland Itinerary

14 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Finland journey maker

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Fly to Helsinki, Train to Jyvaskyla
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Jyvaskyla
— 7 nights
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Karstula
— 5 nights
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Drive to Vaasa Airport, Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to New York City

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Jyvaskyla

— 7 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: Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi), Kuopio (Puijo Tower & Kuopio Market City Hall) and Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art (in Mantta-Vilppula). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Finnish Air Force Museum, stroll around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, explore the galleries of The Craft Museum of Finland, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mikkeli Cathedral.

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New York City, USA to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in May, with highs in Jyvaskyla at 59°F and lows at 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Karstula.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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Karstula

— 5 nights
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Karstula: Saarijarvi (Pyha-Hakki National Park & Liikelataamo) and Viitasaari (Nestori & Sahis Aki resort). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet and get great views at Julmat Lammit.

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You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Karstula in 1.5 hours. In May in Karstula, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 36°F at night. You will leave for home on the 14th (Thu).

Things to do in Karstula

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Central Finland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Architectural Buildings · 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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