15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Jyvaskyla
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Karstula
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

8
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Escape the urban bustle at Leivonmaki National Park and Himos Ski Resort. For shopping fun, head to Viherlandia or Punnitse & Saasta. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jyvaskyla: Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi), Keuruu (Old Church of Keuruu & Church of Keuruu) and Korpilahti (Oravivuori Triangulation Tower & Hoyry Galleria). On the 4th (Sat), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Laajis. Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of Kuokkalan kartano, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maki-Matin perhepuisto, find something for the whole family at Nokkakivi Amusement Park, and explore the world behind art at Jyvaskyla Art Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Jyvaskyla road trip planning tool .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 16-hour flight. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in August: high temperatures in Jyvaskyla hover around 22°C and lows are around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Karstula.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Keuruu, Korpilahti, Nokkakivi Amusement Park, Leivonmaki National Park, Petajavesi Old Church
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
Church of Keuruu ©
Church of Keuruu
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum

4
nights
Karstula

Karstula ©
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pyha-Hakki National Park and Nestori. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet and enjoy breathtaking views from Kirkkovuori Nature Observation Tower.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Karstula holiday app .

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Karstula in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. You will leave for home on the 16th (Thu).

Things to do in Karstula

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Nestori, Pyha-Hakki National Park
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet ©
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
Nestori ©
Nestori

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