17 days in Central Finland Itinerary

17 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Joutsa
— 4 nights
2
Keuruu
— 5 nights
3
Petajavesi
— 1 night
4
Laukaa
— 3 nights

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. Get some cultural insight at Woikosken Automuseo and Oravivuori Triangulation Tower. Get in touch with nature at Leivonmaki National Park and Paijatsalo Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Joutsa side-trips: Sysma (Kammiovuori Trail & Sysma Church), Päijänteen kansallispuisto (in Padasjoki) and Kangasniemi (Pirtin perinnepuisto & Kangasniemi Church). And it doesn't end there: take in the exciting artwork at Art Center Haihatus, pause for some serene contemplation at Mantyharju Church, and get into the urban bustle at Art Centre Salmela.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Joutsa travel route builder app.

Brisbane, Australia to Joutsa is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 8 hours. In August, daytime highs in Joutsa are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Keuruu.

Things to do in Joutsa

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sysma, Mantyharju, Kangasniemi, Päijänteen kansallispuisto, Oravivuori Triangulation Tower
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park
Art Centre Salmela ©
Art Centre Salmela
Paijatsalo Trail ©
Paijatsalo Trail

5
nights
Keuruu

Keuruu ©
Keuruu is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region.The municipality has a population of and covers an area of of which is water. Escape the urban bustle at Helvetinjarven Kansallispuisto and Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Serlachius Museum Gustaf and Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art. Get out of town with these interesting Keuruu side-trips: Virrat (Killinkoski Wanha Tehdas, Marttinen, &more), Ahtari Zoo (in Ahtari) and JM-Rally Parc Ferme (in Toysa). There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Church of Keuruu and buy something for everyone on your list at Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Keuruu online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Joutsa to Keuruu takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Keuruu are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Petajavesi.

Things to do in Keuruu

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Virrat, Mantta-Vilppula, Seitsemisen Kansallispuisto, Helvetinjarven Kansallispuisto, Ahtari Zoo
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 19:
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Serlachius Museum Gustaf ©
Serlachius Museum Gustaf
Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art ©
Gösta Serlachius Museum, Museum of Art
Helvetinjarven Kansallispuisto ©
Helvetinjarven Kansallispuisto

1
night
Petajavesi

Petajavesi ©
Petäjävesi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland, next to Jyväskylä and is part of the Central Finland region. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Petajavesi Old Church.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Petajavesi itinerary planner.

Petajavesi is very close to Keuruu. August in Petajavesi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Laukaa.

Things to do in Petajavesi

Historic Sites
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Petajavesi Old Church ©
Petajavesi Old Church

3
nights
Laukaa

Laukaa ©
Laukaa is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland, next to Jyväskylä and is part of the Central Finland region. Visiting Southern Konnevesi National park and Pyha-Hakki National Park will get you outdoors. Take a break from Laukaa with a short trip to Savo Railway Line Museum in Pieksamaki, about 1h 10 min away. There's more to do: find something for the whole family at Nokkakivi Amusement Park.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Laukaa online visit planner.

Getting from Petajavesi to Laukaa by car takes about an hour. August in Laukaa sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Laukaa

Nature Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Pyha-Hakki National Park, Savo Railway Line Museum, Southern Konnevesi National park
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Pyha-Hakki National Park ©
Pyha-Hakki National Park
Savo Railway Line Museum ©
Savo Railway Line Museum

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