15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Finland attractions planner

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Joutsa
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Joutsa
— 1 night
Drive
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Jyvaskyla
— 6 nights
Drive
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Saarijarvi
— 5 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to La Guardia Airport

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Joutsa

— 1 night
Joutsa is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Leivonmaki National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Art Center Haihatus.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Joutsa holiday builder.

New York City, USA to Joutsa is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in September; daily highs in Joutsa reach 59°F and lows reach 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Joutsa

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Museums
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Highlights from your trip

Jyvaskyla

— 6 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Step out of the city life by going to Laajis and Nyrolan luontopolku. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Finnish Air Force Museum and The Craft Museum of Finland. Venture out of the city with trips to Oravivuori Triangulation Tower (in Korpilahti), Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa) and Keuruu (Church of Keuruu & Old Church of Keuruu). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, walk around Maki-Matin perhepuisto, admire the masterpieces at Jyvaskyla Art Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Kuokkalan kartano.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Jyvaskyla vacation planner.

You can drive from Joutsa to Jyvaskyla in an hour. In September in Jyvaskyla, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Saarijarvi.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

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Saarijarvi

— 5 nights
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Step out of Saarijarvi with an excursion to Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet in Karstula--about 38 minutes away. Spend the 10th (Tue) exploring nature at Pyha-Hakki National Park. There's more to do: get your game on at Liikelataamo.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Saarijarvi online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Saarijarvi takes an hour. In September in Saarijarvi, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 41°F at night. You will leave for home on the 14th (Sat).

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Nature · Parks · Museums · Fun & Games

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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