15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly + Drive:  19​h 15​min
1
Keuruu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Saarijarvi
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Joutsa
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Denver

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Keuruu and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Church of Keuruu.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Keuruu sightseeing planner .

Denver, USA to Keuruu is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Denver to Keuruu due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Denver in December, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Keuruu: temperatures range from 29°F by day to 20°F at night. On the 28th (Fri), you're off toSaarijarvi.

Things to do in Keuruu

Historic Sites
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Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu

5
nights
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Step out of Saarijarvi with an excursion to Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet in Karstula--about 42 minutes away. Spend the 29th (Sat) exploring nature at Pyha-Hakki National Park. There's more to do: enjoy some friendly competition at Liikelataamo.

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

You can drive from Keuruu to Saarijarvi in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Saarijarvi can reach 28°F, while at night they dip to 19°F. You'll set off for Jyvaskyla on the 2nd (Wed).

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
Liikelataamo ©
Liikelataamo
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet ©
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet

5
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Get out of town with these interesting Jyvaskyla side-trips: Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi), Oravivuori Triangulation Tower (in Korpilahti) and Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa). On the 5th (Sat), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Laajis. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum, see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, take in the architecture and design of University of Jyvaskyla, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Jyvaskyla online trip builder .

Getting from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla by car takes about an hour. January in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of 20°F and lows of 10°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trips

Petajavesi Old Church, Oravivuori Triangulation Tower, Himos Ski Resort
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Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Room Escape Games

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. On the 8th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Leivonmaki National Park. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Art Center Haihatus.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Joutsa journey website .

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Joutsa in an hour. January in Joutsa sees daily highs of 20°F and lows of 9°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Joutsa

Nature Parks Museums
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park

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