15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Finland travel route maker

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Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Jyvaskyla
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Jyvaskyla
— 8 nights
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Karstula
— 6 nights
Drive to Vaasa Airport, Fly to Belfast

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Jyvaskyla

— 8 nights
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Get outdoors at Leivonmaki National Park and Nyrolan luontopolku. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Jyvaskyla Art Museum and Maki-Matin perhepuisto. Venture out of the city with trips to Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi), Jamsa (Himos Ski Resort & Vitikkala Manor) and Keuruu (Church of Keuruu & Old Church of Keuruu). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Alvar Aalto Museum, get engrossed in the history at Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland), get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, and walk around Tourujoen Luontopolku.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Jyvaskyla trip builder tool.

Belfast, UK to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Belfast to Jyvaskyla due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Belfast in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Jyvaskyla, with lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Karstula.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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Karstula

— 6 nights
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pyha-Hakki National Park and Kirkkovuori Nature Observation Tower. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet and go for a walk through Julmat Lammit.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Karstula online holiday planner.

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Karstula in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 10°C. You'll set off for home on the 21st (Sat).

Things to do in Karstula

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

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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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