17 days in Central Finland Itinerary

17 days in Central Finland Itinerary

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17 days in Central Finland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Jyvaskyla
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Saarijarvi
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Karstula
— 7 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

6
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. The Alvar Aalto Museum and The Craft Museum of Finland are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Leivonmaki National Park and Himos Ski Resort. Take a break from Jyvaskyla with a short trip to Petajavesi Old Church in Petajavesi, about 34 minutes away. On the 4th (Sat), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Laajis. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Jyvaskyla, revel in the low prices at Panda Factory Outlet, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Jyvaskyla day trip planning site .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Jyvaskyla is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Amsterdam to Jyvaskyla, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in August, with highs in Jyvaskyla at 22°C and lows at 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Karstula.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Panda Factory Outlet, Leivonmaki National Park, Himos Ski Resort, Petajavesi Old Church, Nokkakivi Amusement Park
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The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Himos Ski Resort ©
Himos Ski Resort

1
night
Saarijarvi

Saarijarvi
Saarijärvi is a town and municipality of Finland. To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Saarijarvi tour itinerary builder site .

Getting from Jyvaskyla to Saarijarvi by car takes about an hour. In August, daytime highs in Saarijarvi are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. On the 10th (Fri), you're off toKarstula.

Things to do in Saarijarvi

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours
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7
nights
Karstula

Karstula ©
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. Get some cultural insight at Muistojen kappeli (Chapel of remembrance) and Taidekeskus Harri. Head to Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen and Iisakki Jarvenpaa - Tehtaanmyymalafor plenty of shopping. Explore Karstula's surroundings by going to JM-Rally Parc Ferme (in Toysa), Ahtari Zoo (in Ahtari) and Powerpark (in Harma). Next up on the itinerary: browse the collection at Seinajoki Library, head outdoors with Marttinen, have fun at Duudsonit Activity Park, and don't miss a visit to Aalto Center of Seinajoki.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Karstula trip site .

Karstula is just a stone's throw from Saarijarvi. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Karstula

#Museums, #Outdoors, #Shopping

Side Trips

Seinajoki, Alavus, Virrat, JM-Rally Parc Ferme, Powerpark
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Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen ©
Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen
Ahtari Zoo ©
Ahtari Zoo
Iisakki Jarvenpaa - Tehtaanmyymala ©
Iisakki Jarvenpaa - Tehtaanmyymala

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