15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Saarijarvi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Joutsa
— 5 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Hakki National Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Saarijarvi trip planner .

New York City, USA to Saarijarvi is an approximately 24-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Saarijarvi. When traveling from New York City in July, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Saarijarvi: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet ©
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
Liikelataamo ©
Liikelataamo

6
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Popular historic sites such as Oravivuori Triangulation Tower and Old Church of Keuruu are in your itinerary. Get outdoors at Himos Ski Resort and Laajis. Change things up with these side-trips from Jyvaskyla: Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu), Hoyry Galleria (in Korpilahti) and Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, take in the waterfront activity at Jyvaskylan satama, take in the pleasant sights at Tourujoen luontopolku, and get engrossed in the history at Finnish Air Force Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla road trip planner.

Getting from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla by car takes about an hour. In July in Jyvaskyla, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Keuruu, Korpilahti, Himos Ski Resort, Petajavesi Old Church, Muuramen Church
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Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum

5
nights
Joutsa

Joutsa ©
Joutsa is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region. Spend the 16th (Tue) exploring nature at Leivonmaki National Park. There's more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Art Center Haihatus.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Joutsa tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Joutsa takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in July, and nighttime lows around 51°F. You'll set off for home on the 20th (Sat).

Things to do in Joutsa

Parks Nature Shopping
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park

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