15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Finland trip 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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Viitasaari
— 6 nights
Drive to Jyväskylä Airport, Fly to London Heathrow Airport

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Jyvaskyla

— 8 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Venture out of the city with trips to Joutsa (Art Center Haihatus & Leivonmaki National Park), Jamsa (Vitikkala Manor & Himos Ski Resort) and Korpilahti (Oravivuori Triangulation Tower & Hoyry Galleria). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, get engrossed in the history at The Craft Museum of Finland, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, and brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla planning site.

London, UK to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from London to Jyvaskyla, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from London in October; daily highs in Jyvaskyla reach 7°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Viitasaari.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Viitasaari

— 6 nights
Viitasaari is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the Central Finland region. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Viitasaari: Saarijarvi (Pyha-Hakki National Park & Julmat Lammit) and Karstula (Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet & Kirkkovuori Nature Observation Tower). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Nestori and fly down the slopes at Sahis Aki resort.

Before you visit Viitasaari, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Viitasaari in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Viitasaari

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Central Finland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · History Museums · Military Museums
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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