15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Finland travel planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Jyvaskyla
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Jyvaskyla
— 9 nights
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Saarijarvi
— 5 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Dubai

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Jyvaskyla

— 9 nights
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: Old Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu), Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Jamsa (Himos Ski Resort & Vitikkala Manor). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, admire the striking features of Kuokkalan kartano, take in the architecture and design of University of Jyvaskyla, and take an in-depth tour of Toivolan Vanha Piha.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Jyvaskyla holiday planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Dubai in December, things will get much colder in Jyvaskyla: highs are around -2°C and lows about -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Saarijarvi.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nightlife

Side Trips

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Saarijarvi

— 5 nights
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Explore Saarijarvi's surroundings by going to Viitasaari (Sahis Aki resort & Nestori) and Karstula (Kirkkovuori Nature Observation Tower & Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet). Spend the 11th (Sat) exploring nature at Pyha-Hakki National Park. Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Julmat Lammit.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Saarijarvi online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Saarijarvi in 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Saarijarvi are -2°C, while nighttime lows are -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 10 — 15:

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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