15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Joutsa
— 1 night
2
Jyvaskyla
— 6 nights
3
Saarijarvi
— 3 nights
4
Keuruu
— 3 nights

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Leivonmaki National Park. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Art Center Haihatus.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Joutsa trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Joutsa is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Joutsa due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in September, things will get a bit cooler in Joutsa: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Joutsa

Nature Parks Shopping
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park

6
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Alvar Aalto Museum and Petajavesi Old Church. For shopping fun, head to Kuokkalan kartano or Viherlandia. Explore Jyvaskyla's surroundings by going to Oravivuori Triangulation Tower (in Korpilahti) and Himos Ski Resort (in Jamsa). There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, explore the world behind art at Jyvaskyla Art Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland).

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla vacation planner.

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

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Oravivuori Triangulation Tower, Muurame Church (Muuramen kirkko), Himos Ski Resort, Panda Factory Outlet, Petajavesi Old Church
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Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Natural History Museum of Central Finland ©

3
nights
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Go for a jaunt from Saarijarvi to Karstula to see Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet about 38 minutes away. Spend the 16th (Mon) exploring nature at Pyha-Hakki National Park. The adventure continues: enjoy some friendly competition at Liikelataamo.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Saarijarvi trip planning app.

Drive from Jyvaskyla to Saarijarvi in an hour. In September, daytime highs in Saarijarvi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 18th (Wed), you'll travel to Keuruu.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Nature Parks 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

3
nights
Keuruu

Keuruu ©
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. Get a sense of the local culture at Old Church of Keuruu and Church of Keuruu.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Keuruu trip builder tool.

You can drive from Saarijarvi to Keuruu in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. You will leave for home on the 21st (Sat).

Things to do in Keuruu

Historic Sites
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Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu

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