15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  22 h
1
Jyvaskyla
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Karstula
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  25 h
End: San Francisco

8
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Alvar Aalto Museum and Natural History Museum of Central Finland. Get some historical perspective at Petajavesi Old Church and Church of Keuruu. Explore Jyvaskyla's surroundings by going to Jamsa (Vitikkala Manor & Himos Ski Resort), Old Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu) and Joutsa (Leivonmaki National Park & Art Center Haihatus). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Toivolan Vanha Piha, explore the galleries of Kuokkalan kartano, get engrossed in the history at Finnish Air Force Museum, and make a trip to University of Jyvaskyla.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla trip site.

San Francisco, USA to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 21.5- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 10 hours. In August, Jyvaskyla is little chillier than San Francisco - with highs of 67°F and lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Karstula.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Jamsa, Keuruu, Joutsa, Nokkakivi Amusement Park, Petajavesi Old Church
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Toivolan Vanha Piha ©
Toivolan Vanha Piha
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum

4
nights
Karstula

Karstula ©
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Karstula: Viitasaari (Sahis Aki resort & Nestori) and Saarijarvi (Pyha-Hakki National Park & Liikelataamo). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet and take some stellar pictures from Julmat Lammit.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Karstula day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Karstula takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 48°F. You will leave for home on the 27th (Tue).

Things to do in Karstula

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Saarijarvi, Viitasaari
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet ©
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
Liikelataamo ©
Liikelataamo

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