15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Finland planner

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Keuruu
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Keuruu
— 2 nights
Drive
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Saarijarvi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
Drive
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Joutsa
— 3 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Minneapolis

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Keuruu

— 2 nights
Keuruu is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region.The municipality has a population of and covers an area of of which is water. Old Church of Keuruu and Petajavesi Old Church will appeal to history buffs. There's more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Keuruu.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Keuruu tour itinerary builder app.

Minneapolis, USA to Keuruu is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Minneapolis to Keuruu is 8 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Minneapolis in October; daily highs in Keuruu reach 43°F and lows reach 32°F. You will leave for Saarijarvi on the 3rd (Thu).

Things to do in Keuruu

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 1 — 3:

Saarijarvi

— 3 nights
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Take a break from Saarijarvi with a short trip to Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet in Karstula, about 38 minutes away. Spend the 4th (Fri) exploring nature at Pyha-Hakki National Park. There's more to do: enjoy some friendly competition at Liikelataamo.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Saarijarvi route planner.

Getting from Keuruu to Saarijarvi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 43°F in October, and nighttime lows around 32°F. You'll set off for Jyvaskyla on the 6th (Sun).

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Nature · Parks · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 3 — 6:

Jyvaskyla

— 5 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Get some cultural insight at The Alvar Aalto Museum and Finnish Air Force Museum. Visiting Laajis and Nyrolan luontopolku will get you outdoors. Step out of Jyvaskyla with an excursion to Oravivuori Triangulation Tower in Korpilahti--about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, take an in-depth tour of Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland), enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Jyvaskyla, and admire the striking features of Kuokkalan kartano.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Jyvaskyla travel tool.

Drive from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Jyvaskyla can reach 43°F, while at night they dip to 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Outdoors · Museums · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 6 — 11:

Joutsa

— 3 nights
Joutsa is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Leivonmaki National Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Art Center Haihatus and then get all the equipment you need at Himos Ski Resort.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Joutsa day trip planner.

Drive from Jyvaskyla to Joutsa in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 44°F in October, and nighttime lows around 33°F. You will leave for home on the 14th (Mon).

Things to do in Joutsa

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 11 — 14:

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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