15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Finland holiday planner

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Drive to La Guardia Airport, Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Jyvaskyla
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Jyvaskyla
— 8 nights
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Saarijarvi
— 4 nights
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Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to Hartford

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Jyvaskyla

— 8 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: Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi), Old Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu) and Korpilahti (Hoyry Galleria & Oravivuori Triangulation Tower). There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, make a trip to Saynatsalo Town Hall, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, and take in the views from Kuokkalan silta.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla trip tool.

Hartford, USA to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 25-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Hartford to Jyvaskyla, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Hartford in January, expect Jyvaskyla to be little chillier, temps between 20°F and 10°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Saarijarvi.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Saarijarvi

— 4 nights
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saarijarvi: Karstula (Kirkkovuori Nature Observation Tower & Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet) and Viitasaari (Sahis Aki resort & Nestori). Spend the 11th (Tue) exploring nature at Pyha-Hakki National Park. There's more to do: take some stellar pictures from Julmat Lammit.

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

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Saarijarvi takes 1.5 hours. In January in Saarijarvi, expect temperatures between 20°F during the day and 10°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Central Finland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Architectural Buildings · Nightlife
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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