14 days in Central Finland Itinerary

14 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Portland
Fly + Drive:  18​h 30​min
1
Joutsa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Saarijarvi
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Portland

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 14th (Sun) exploring nature at Leivonmaki National Park. The adventure continues: take in the exciting artwork at Art Center Haihatus.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Joutsa trip planner.

Portland, USA to Joutsa is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 10 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Portland in July, with highs in Joutsa at 71°F and lows at 51°F. You will leave for Jyvaskyla on the 15th (Mon).

Things to do in Joutsa

Nature Parks Museums
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park

6
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Oravivuori Triangulation Tower and Church of Keuruu. Visit Petajavesi Old Church and Muuramen Church for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Jyvaskyla side-trips: Hoyry Galleria (in Korpilahti), Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa) and Old Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu). On the 18th (Thu), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Laajis. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and get a taste of the local shopping with Kuokkalan kartano.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Joutsa to Jyvaskyla takes an hour. In July in Jyvaskyla, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Saarijarvi.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Korpilahti, Keuruu, Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko), Petajavesi Old Church, Panda Factory Outlet
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Kuokkalan kartano ©
Kuokkalan kartano
Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu
Jyvaskyla Art Museum ©
Jyvaskyla Art Museum

4
nights
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pyha-Hakki National Park and Liikelataamo. Step out of Saarijarvi with an excursion to Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet in Karstula--about 42 minutes away.

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You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Saarijarvi in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in July, and nighttime lows around 51°F. You will leave for home on the 25th (Thu).

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Nature Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

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