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, Train to Jyvaskyla
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Jyvaskyla
— 8 nights
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Viitasaari
— 6 nights
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Drive to Jyväskylä Airport, Fly to London Heathrow Airport, Drive to London

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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 Jamsa (Vitikkala Manor & Himos Ski Resort), Korpilahti (Oravivuori Triangulation Tower & Hoyry Galleria) and Joutsa (Art Center Haihatus & Leivonmaki National Park). 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 9.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. 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: Karstula (Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet & Kirkkovuori Nature Observation Tower) and Saarijarvi (Pyha-Hakki National Park & Julmat Lammit). 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'll set off for home on the 16th (Sat).

Things to do in Viitasaari

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Museums

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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