14 days in Central Finland Itinerary

14 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Start: Montreal, Quebec
Fly + Drive:  18 h 45 min
1
Joutsa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Saarijarvi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Keuruu
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h 30 min
End: Montreal, Quebec

2
nights
Joutsa

Joutsa ©
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 12th (Tue) exploring nature at Leivonmaki National Park. The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with Art Center Haihatus.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Joutsa trip builder website.

Montreal, Canada to Joutsa is an approximately 19- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Montreal in May, expect Joutsa to be little chillier, temps between 18°C and 3°C. You'll set off for Jyvaskyla on the 13th (Wed).

Things to do in Joutsa

Nature Parks Museums
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park

5
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Do your shopping at Kuokkalan kartano and Viherlandia. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Finnish Air Force Museum and The Alvar Aalto Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa), Oravivuori Triangulation Tower (in Korpilahti) and Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Toivolan Vanha Piha, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, see the interesting displays at The Craft Museum of Finland, and trek along Nyrolan luontopolku.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Joutsa to Jyvaskyla takes an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Saarijarvi.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Himos Ski Resort, Oravivuori Triangulation Tower, Panda Factory Outlet, Petajavesi Old Church, Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko)
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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

3
nights
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Get in touch with nature at Pyha-Hakki National Park and Sahis Aki resort. Go for a jaunt from Saarijarvi to Karstula to see Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: perfect your strike at Liikelataamo and take in the pleasant sights at Julmat Lammit.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Saarijarvi holiday app.

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Saarijarvi in an hour. In May, daytime highs in Saarijarvi are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Keuruu.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet, Sahis Aki resort
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet ©
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
Liikelataamo ©
Liikelataamo

2
nights
Keuruu

Keuruu ©
Keuruu is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region.The municipality has a population of and covers an area of of which is water. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Old Church of Keuruu and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Keuruu.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Keuruu trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Saarijarvi to Keuruu in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 2°C. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Keuruu

Historic Sites
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Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu

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