14 days in Central Finland Itinerary

14 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  14​h 30​min
1
Karstula
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 9 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Brussels

3
nights
Karstula

Karstula ©
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pyha-Hakki National Park and Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet. Change things up with a short trip to Liikelataamo in Saarijarvi (about 38 minutes away).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Karstula road trip planning tool .

Brussels, Belgium to Karstula is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Karstula. Expect little chillier evenings in Karstula when traveling from Brussels in August, with lows around 10°C. You will leave for Jyvaskyla on the 16th (Fri).

Things to do in Karstula

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

9
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Popular historic sites such as Oravivuori Triangulation Tower and Muuramen Church are in your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Leivonmaki National Park and Himos Ski Resort. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jyvaskyla: Hoyry Galleria (in Korpilahti), Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Keuruu (Church of Keuruu & Old Church of Keuruu). On the 23rd (Fri), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Laajis. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, get engrossed in the history at Finnish Air Force Museum, and take in the pleasant sights at Tourujoen luontopolku.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Jyvaskyla vacation builder website .

You can drive from Karstula to Jyvaskyla in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. On the 25th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Korpilahti, Keuruu, Petajavesi Old Church, Himos Ski Resort, Leivonmaki National Park
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu
Jyvaskyla Art Museum ©
Jyvaskyla Art Museum

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