15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Joutsa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Saarijarvi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Keuruu
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Brussels


1
night
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. On the 1st (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Leivonmaki National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): view the masterpieces at Art Center Haihatus and then fly down the slopes at Himos Ski Resort.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Joutsa trip itinerary builder site .

Brussels, Belgium to Joutsa is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Brussels in September, things will get a bit cooler in Joutsa: highs are around 17°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Joutsa

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trip

Himos Ski Resort
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
Himos Ski Resort ©
Himos Ski Resort

6
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Discover out-of-the-way places like Maki-Matin perhepuisto and Kuokkalan kartano. Explore Jyvaskyla's surroundings by going to Korpilahti (Hoyry Galleria & Oravivuori Triangulation Tower). On the 8th (Sun), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Laajis. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, snap pictures at Kuokkalan silta, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and take in the waterfront activity at Jyvaskylan satama.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Jyvaskyla trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Joutsa to Jyvaskyla takes an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Saarijarvi.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Korpilahti, Muuramen Church, Panda Factory Outlet, Nokkakivi Amusement Park
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Jyvaskylan satama ©
Jyvaskylan satama
Room Escape Games
The Craft Museum of Finland ©
The Craft Museum of Finland

3
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 Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet. Next up on the itinerary: perfect your strike at Liikelataamo.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Saarijarvi trip planner .

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Saarijarvi in an hour. September in Saarijarvi sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Keuruu.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

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

3
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. When in Keuruu, make a side trip to see Petajavesi Old Church in Petajavesi, approximately 36 minutes away. There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Keuruu.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Keuruu online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Saarijarvi to Keuruu in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Keuruu can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. You will leave for home on the 14th (Sat).

Things to do in Keuruu

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Petajavesi Old Church
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Petajavesi Old Church ©
Petajavesi Old Church
Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu

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