15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Finland trip planner

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Jyvaskyla
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Jyvaskyla
— 8 nights
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Saarijarvi
— 5 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Houston

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Jyvaskyla

— 8 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Explore Jyvaskyla's surroundings by going to Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi), Korpilahti (Hoyry Galleria & Oravivuori Triangulation Tower) and Old Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Toivolan Vanha Piha, snap pictures at Kuokkalan silta, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, and admire the landmark architecture of Kuokkalan kartano.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Jyvaskyla attractions tool.

Houston, USA to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 8 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Houston in December, with highs in Jyvaskyla at 28°F and lows at 19°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Saarijarvi.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 19 — 27:

Saarijarvi

— 5 nights
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Change things up with these side-trips from Saarijarvi: Karstula (Kirkkovuori Nature Observation Tower & Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet) and Viitasaari (Sahis Aki resort & Nestori). Spend the 28th (Tue) exploring nature at Pyha-Hakki National Park. Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Julmat Lammit.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Saarijarvi itinerary planner.

Getting from Jyvaskyla to Saarijarvi by car takes about 1.5 hours. December in Saarijarvi sees daily highs of 28°F and lows of 19°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 27 — Jan 1:

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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