15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Shanghai
Fly + Drive:  17​h 45​min
1
Jamsa
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Karstula
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Laukaa
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Shanghai

4
nights
Jamsa

Jamsa ©
Jämsä is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region. Step off the beaten path and head to Church of Keuruu and Hoyry Galleria. Get out of town with these interesting Jamsa side-trips: Old Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu), Oravivuori Triangulation Tower (in Korpilahti) and Joutsa (Art Center Haihatus & Leivonmaki National Park). There's more to do: get all the equipment you need at Himos Ski Resort and admire the striking features of Petajavesi Old Church.

Discover how to plan a Jamsa trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Shanghai, China to Jamsa is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from China Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Shanghai in December, expect nights in Jamsa to be slightly colder, around -7°C, while days are cooler, around -1°C. You will leave for Karstula on the 2nd (Wed).

Things to do in Jamsa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Joutsa, Korpilahti, Keuruu, Petajavesi Old Church
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Himos Ski Resort ©
Himos Ski Resort
Petajavesi Old Church ©
Petajavesi Old Church
Hoyry Galleria ©
Hoyry Galleria

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 Nestori. Step out of Karstula to go to Saarijarvi and see Liikelataamo, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's more to do: examine the collection at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Karstula journey planner.

Getting from Jamsa to Karstula by car takes about 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Karstula can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. On the 5th (Sat), you're off toLaukaa.

Things to do in Karstula

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

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

5
nights
Laukaa

Laukaa is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland, next to Jyväskylä and is part of the Central Finland region. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kuokkalan kartano and Kuokkalan silta. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Laukaa: Jyvaskyla (Room Escape Games, The Craft Museum of Finland, & more), Muuramen Church (in Muurame) and Panda Factory Outlet (in Vaajakoski). There's more to do: find something for the whole family at Nokkakivi Amusement Park and brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Laukaa online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Karstula to Laukaa in 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Laukaa are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Laukaa

Museums Adventure Outdoors

Side Trips

Jyvaskyla, Muuramen Church, Panda Factory Outlet
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Room Escape Games
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum

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