15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Jyvaskyla
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Karstula
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  12 h 45 min
End: Amsterdam

8
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Get outdoors at Leivonmaki National Park and Himos Ski Resort. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Finnish Air Force Museum and The Alvar Aalto Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jyvaskyla: Vitikkala Manor (in Jamsa), Korpilahti (Hoyry Galleria & Oravivuori Triangulation Tower) and Petajavesi (Petajavesi Old Church & Petajavesi Old Church). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Toivolan Vanha Piha, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, take in the architecture and design of University of Jyvaskyla, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Jyvaskyla trip planner .

Amsterdam, Holland to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Jyvaskyla due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in August, things will get slightly colder in Jyvaskyla: highs are around 22°C and lows about 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Karstula.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Korpilahti, Keuruu, Joutsa, Jamsa, Panda Factory Outlet
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Toivolan Vanha Piha ©
Toivolan Vanha Piha
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum

6
nights
Karstula

Karstula ©
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. Get in touch with nature at Pyha-Hakki National Park and Sahis Aki resort. Venture out of the city with trips to Nestori (in Viitasaari) and Liikelataamo (in Saarijarvi). There's more to do: examine the collection at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet and take some stellar pictures from Julmat Lammit.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Karstula trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Jyvaskyla to Karstula in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Karstula are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. You'll set off for home on the 17th (Mon).

Things to do in Karstula

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Saarijarvi, Viitasaari
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Liikelataamo ©
Liikelataamo
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet ©
Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet

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