15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Finland travel route planner

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Jyvaskyla
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Jyvaskyla
— 8 nights
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Karstula
— 5 nights
Drive to Vaasa Airport, Fly to General Edward Lawrence Logan International 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. Explore hidden gems such as Kuokkalan kartano and Old Church of Keuruu. Museum-lovers will get to explore Finnish Air Force Museum and Jyvaskyla Art Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Jyvaskyla side-trips: Joutsa (Leivonmaki National Park & Art Center Haihatus), Church of Keuruu (in Keuruu) and Korpilahti (Oravivuori Triangulation Tower & Hoyry Galleria). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Jyvaskyla, don't miss a visit to Saynatsalo Town Hall, and get engrossed in the history at Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland).

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla trip planner.

Boston, USA to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Boston to Jyvaskyla due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Boston in January: high temperatures in Jyvaskyla hover around 20°F and lows are around 10°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Karstula.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

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Karstula

— 5 nights
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet and Julmat Lammit. Step out of Karstula with an excursion to Pyha-Hakki National Park in Saarijarvi--about 40 minutes away.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Karstula day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Karstula takes 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Karstula are 21°F, while nighttime lows are 11°F. You will leave for home on the 20th (Wed).

Things to do in Karstula

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

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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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