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

6
nights
Karstula

Karstula ©
Karstula is a municipality of Finland founded in 1867. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Karstula: Saarijarvi (Pyha-Hakki National Park & Liikelataamo) and Viitasaari (Nestori & Sahis Aki resort). There's more to do: examine the collection at Car Museum Wanhat Wehkeet and go for a walk through Julmat Lammit.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Karstula route planner .

Amsterdam, Holland to Karstula is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Karstula. Traveling from Amsterdam in August, things will get slightly colder in Karstula: highs are around 22°C and lows about 10°C. On the 8th (Sat), you're off toJyvaskyla.

Things to do in Karstula

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

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

10
nights
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Let the collections at Finnish Air Force Museum and Toivolan Vanha Piha capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Alvar Aalto Museum and Petajavesi Old Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Keuruu (Church of Keuruu & Old Church of Keuruu), Petajavesi Old Church (in Petajavesi) and Korpilahti (Hoyry Galleria & Oravivuori Triangulation Tower). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Craft Museum of Finland, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, admire the masterpieces at Jyvaskyla Art Museum, and walk around Maki-Matin perhepuisto.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Jyvaskyla trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Karstula to Jyvaskyla takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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