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 Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Killinkoski Wanha Tehdas and Muistojen kappeli (Chapel of remembrance). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saarijarvi: Taidekeskus Harri (in Alavus), Kirkkovuori Nature Observation Tower (in Karstula) and Virrat (Marttinen & Killinkoski Church). The adventure continues: meet the residents at Ahtari Zoo, hit the slopes at Sahis Aki resort, stop by Nestori, and get great views at Julmat Lammit.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Saarijarvi trip planner.

Helsinki to Saarijarvi is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Helsinki in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Saarijarvi, with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Museums

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 Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland). Get out of town with these interesting Jyvaskyla side-trips: Leivonmaki National Park (in Joutsa), Vitikkala Manor (in Jamsa) and Oravivuori Triangulation Tower (in Korpilahti). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St. George Church, explore the world behind art at Jyvaskyla Art Museum, see the interesting displays at The Craft Museum of Finland, 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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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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