15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  16​h 45​min
1
Saarijarvi
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Jyvaskyla
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Joutsa
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
End: Jerusalem

4
nights
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi ©
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. Step out of Saarijarvi with an excursion to Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet in Karstula--about 42 minutes away. Spend the 28th (Sat) exploring nature at Pyha-Hakki National Park. There's more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Liikelataamo.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Saarijarvi online trip builder .

Jerusalem, Israel to Saarijarvi is an approximately 17-hour flight. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Jerusalem in September, with highs in Saarijarvi at 16°C and lows at 5°C. You'll set off for Jyvaskyla on the 2nd (Wed).

Things to do in Saarijarvi

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Liikelataamo ©
Liikelataamo
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet ©
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet

5
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 Himos Ski Resort and Nyrolan luontopolku. Change things up with these side-trips from Jyvaskyla: Oravivuori Triangulation Tower (in Korpilahti) and Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi). On the 4th (Fri), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Laajis. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, take an in-depth tour of Keski-Suomen museo (Museum of Central Finland), get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, and explore the world behind art at Jyvaskyla Art Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Jyvaskyla trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saarijarvi to Jyvaskyla takes an hour. October in Jyvaskyla sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Joutsa.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Petajavesi Old Church, Himos Ski Resort, Oravivuori Triangulation Tower
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Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Himos Ski Resort ©
Himos Ski Resort
Laajis ©
Laajis

4
nights
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. Spend the 8th (Tue) exploring nature at Leivonmaki National Park. The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Art Center Haihatus.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Joutsa travel planning website .

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Joutsa in an hour. In October, daytime highs in Joutsa are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. You will leave for home on the 11th (Fri).

Things to do in Joutsa

Parks Nature Museums
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park

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