15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Finland tour itinerary planner

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Jyvaskyla
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Jyvaskyla
— 8 nights
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Saarijarvi
— 5 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Auckland

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Jyvaskyla

— 8 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Change things up with these side-trips from Jyvaskyla: Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi), Old Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu) and Leivonmaki National Park (in Joutsa). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Finnish Air Force Museum, go for a stroll along the water at Jyvaskylan Harbour, walk around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Jyvaskyla tour builder.

Auckland, New Zealand to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 32-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Auckland to Jyvaskyla, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder evenings in Jyvaskyla when traveling from Auckland in May, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Saarijarvi.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Saarijarvi

— 5 nights
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Explore Saarijarvi's surroundings by going to Karstula (Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet & Kirkkovuori Nature Observation Tower) and Viitasaari (Sahis Aki resort & Nestori). Spend the 14th (Sat) exploring nature at Pyha-Hakki National Park. There's still lots to do: get great views at Julmat Lammit.

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Getting from Jyvaskyla to Saarijarvi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Shopping

Side Trips

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Central Finland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · 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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