15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Finland travel planner

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Saarijarvi
— 6 nights
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Jyvaskyla
— 8 nights
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Saarijarvi

— 6 nights
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pyha-Hakki National Park and Taidekeskus Harri. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet and Killinkoski Wanha Tehdas. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saarijarvi: Kirkkovuori Nature Observation Tower (in Karstula), Muistojen kappeli (Chapel of remembrance) (in Alavus) and Virrat (Marttinen & Killinkoski Church). The adventure continues: buy something for everyone on your list at Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen, fly down the slopes at Sahis Aki resort, look for gifts at Nestori, and examine the collection at JM-Rally Parc Ferme.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Saarijarvi day trip planning site.

Helsinki to Saarijarvi is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Helsinki in June since evenings lows in Saarijarvi dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Jyvaskyla

— 8 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Escape the urban bustle at Southern Konnevesi National park and Nyrolan luontopolku. Get a sense of the local culture at Finnish Air Force Museum and Toivolan Vanha Piha. Get out of town with these interesting Jyvaskyla side-trips: Leivonmaki National Park (in Joutsa), Oravivuori Triangulation Tower (in Korpilahti) and Vitikkala Manor (in Jamsa). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St. George Church, explore the world behind art at Jyvaskyla Art Museum, trek along Kammiovuori Trail, and do a tasting at Pihamaa Estate & Winery.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Jyvaskyla trip builder site.

Getting from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla by car takes about 1.5 hours. June in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Central Finland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Architectural Buildings · Room Escape Games
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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