15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Old Church of Keuruu and Church of Keuruu. Change things up with these side-trips from Jamsa: Hoyry Galleria (in Korpilahti), Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Joutsa (Art Center Haihatus & Leivonmaki National Park). Next up on the itinerary: fly down the slopes at Himos Ski Resort and steep yourself in history at Oravivuori Triangulation Tower.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Jamsa road trip app.

Shanghai, China to Jamsa is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Shanghai to Jamsa due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Shanghai, expect colder days and little chillier nights in Jamsa, ranging from highs of -1°C to lows of -7°C. You'll set off for Karstula on the 2nd (Wed).

Things to do in Jamsa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Karstula

Karstula ©
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet and Nestori. Venture out of the city with trips to Saarijarvi (Liikelataamo & Pyha-Hakki National Park).

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Karstula journey planner.

Traveling by car from Jamsa to Karstula takes 2 hours. In January in Karstula, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -13°C at night. You will leave for Laukaa on the 5th (Sat).

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 ©
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. Explore hidden gems such as University of Jyvaskyla and Kuokkalan kartano. Venture out of the city with trips to Jyvaskyla (Jyvaskylan Harbour, Saynatsalo Town Hall, &more) and Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko) (in Muurame). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Nokkakivi Amusement Park, revel in the low prices at Panda Factory Outlet, examine the collection at The Craft Museum of Finland, and take in the pleasant sights at Tourujoen Luontopolku.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Laukaa trip planner.

Drive from Karstula to Laukaa in 1.5 hours. In January in Laukaa, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Laukaa

Museums Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Jyvaskyla, Panda Factory Outlet, Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko)
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Natural History Museum of Central Finland ©
University of Jyvaskyla ©
University of Jyvaskyla
Saynatsalo Town Hall ©
Saynatsalo Town Hall

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